Tools for Employing Newcomers


Your Guide to Human Resources

Module 4: Immigrants, Permanent Residents, New Canadians

Immigration is an important part of Canada’s plan to maintain and grow our labour force. Currently, about 20% of the labour force, or one out of every five people, are immigrants. Immigrants represent a potential source of qualified drivers that industry should not ignore.

This guide will help companies learn why immigrants can be a key part of their driver recruiting strategy, and the best practices they should use to recruit and retain immigrants as truck drivers.

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Creating Easy-to-Read Documents

Plain language guidelines for the trucking industry.

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Immigrant Services in Your Area (CIC)

This resource has been developed by Citizenship and Immigration Canada. Fleets can use their interactive map to locate immigrant serving organizations in their area by simply selecting their province and region. Click on the button below for more information. 

Immigrant Services