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					Problem Area       Solutions Proposed                        QW MT LT            First Screen                                                                                1                   2                 3             4              5                 6                 7                8
                                                             1 to 3 to 5 to        Should         Who would            What would                  Likely cost to   PROMPT Likely        Target             Likelihood      Impact on    Likelihood       Likelihood that   Likelihood        Impact on
                                                             2 yrs 5 yrs 10     PROMPT be         PROMPT direct        PROMPT do?                implement solution ROE - Return         Implementors       that            immigrant    that             implemented       that              attitudes
                                                                         yrs   involved in this   effort to?                                           fully        on Effort [Level     Likely ROE         PROMPT's        employment   implemented      solution will     implemented       towards
                                                                                   solution                                                                         of traction of       [Likelihood of     capacity will                solution will    lead to policy    solution will     immigrants
                                                                                                                                                                    idea]                implementation]    be enhanced                  create equity?   coherence?        lead to
                                                                                                                                                                                                            by prioritizing                                                 accountability.
                                                                                                                                                                                                            this project

                   Scoring method                                                  Yes or No                                                         1] 0 - 500K      5 = high ROE       5 = high ROE       5 = high        5 = high     5 = high         5 = high          5 = high          5 = highly
                                                                                                                                                   2] 500K-2 Mill                                           enhancement     impact on    likelihood of    likelihood of     likelihood of     positive
                                                                                                                                                   3] 2 Mill-5 Mill                                         of capacity     employment   creating         leading to        leading to        impact on
                                                                                                                                                  4] 5 Mill-10 Mill                                         (self           in general   equity           coherence         accountability    attitudes
                                                                                                                                                     5] 10 Mill+                                            referential)                                                                      towards
                   Natural Group                                                                                                                                      Ability to         Ability to         Ability to      Ability to Alignment to Alignment to   Alignment to               immigrants
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Alignment to
                                                                                                                                                                      Implement          Implement          Implement       Implement  PROMPT       PROMPT         PROMPT        PROMPT
                   Weighting assigned                                                                                                                                              20%                30%             10%                       40% Philosophy 20% Philosophy20% Philosophy
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   40% Philosophy                                         20%
Lack of policy   1 Develop a service delivery model that            x                  Y          All relevant Govt.   Develop a paper on                4                   3                  3                 4              4           3             4              2            3
coherence          helps immigrants navigate the entire                                           bodies: F,P,M        what sorts of case
between levels     economic integration process (including                                                             management models
of government      mentoring, regulatory needs, employer                                                               could facilitate this
and other          involvement); build mentoring piece                                                                 linkage for
stakeholders;      that places high profile immigrants in                                                              professionals (e.g
lack of            system to mentor new immigrants;                                                                    expand on existing
strategy of        formulate a strong networking                                                                       newcomer integration
access to          mechnism (the conduit) to bring                                                                     models with special
professions        employers, community leaders, IEPs                                                                  reference to
and trades         and representatives of employment                                                                   professionals), Look at
issues; no         agencies, regulatory borides and other                                                              USA and Australia -
coordinated        relevant agencies together                                                                          how they have dealt
system for                                                                                                             with these issues from
economic                                                                                                               a practical standpoint
integration of
                 1 Development of models for tri-partite                 x             Y          All relevant Govt.   Develop a paper on                ?                   4                  2                 4              4             4                 5                 4                 1
immigrants
                   agreements (Legal                                                              bodies: F,P,M        models of tri-partite
                   agreement/understanding between                                                                     agreements e.g.
                   different levels of government)                                                                     Standing
                                                                                                                       intergovernmental
                                                                                                                       committee to
                                                                                                                       coordinate integration
                                                                                                                       of immigrants -
                                                                                                                       economic and social)
                 1 Newcomer employment strategy (like                                  Y          All relevant Govt.   Develop a paper on the
                   the Youth employment strategy)                                                 bodies: F,P,M        benefits of developing
                                                                                                                       a newcomer strategy;
                                                                                                                       research how Youth
                                                                                                                       employment strategy
                                                                                                                       works

                 1 Royal Commission on Access to                    x           Y - on reflection Federal govt         Urge federal
                   Professions and Trades                                      suggest it's a NO                       government to commit
                                                                                because all our                        to a Royal Commission
                                                                               effort will go into                     - leaves them with
                                                                               getting the govt to                     responsibility to come
                                                                                 come up with                          up with solutions
                                                                                    solutions
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Problem Area     Solutions Proposed                         QW MT LT            First Screen                                                                                       1                 2                3             4              5                 6                 7                8
                                                            1 to 3 to 5 to        Should            Who would                What would                  Likely cost to   PROMPT Likely      Target            Likelihood      Impact on    Likelihood       Likelihood that   Likelihood        Impact on
                                                            2 yrs 5 yrs 10     PROMPT be            PROMPT direct            PROMPT do?                implement solution ROE - Return       Implementors      that            immigrant    that             implemented       that              attitudes
                                                                        yrs   involved in this      effort to?                                               fully        on Effort [Level   Likely ROE        PROMPT's        employment   implemented      solution will     implemented       towards
                                                                                  solution                                                                                of traction of     [Likelihood of    capacity will                solution will    lead to policy    solution will     immigrants
                                                                                                                                                                          idea]              implementation]   be enhanced                  create equity?   coherence?        lead to
                                                                                                                                                                                                               by prioritizing                                                 accountability.
                                                                                                                                                                                                               this project

               1 Inter-provincial agreements for specific               x      Y - suggest it's a Provincial govts
                 professions to respond to supply and                            NO as this is
                 demand                                                           unchartered
                                                                              waters and opens
                                                                                   up bigger
                                                                              negotiating plane
                                                                               for us - also may
                                                                              have more limited
                                                                                     impact

               1 Agreement between government and                  x                  Y             Federal govt, financial Develop paper on
                 financial institutions to recognize                                                institutions            models for recognition
                 financial/credit history of immigrants                                                                     of credit history,
                 from home country                                                                                          identify benefits for
                                                                                                                            immigrants and society

               1 Financial                                              x             Y             Federal govt, financial Paper on current
                 assistance/borrowing/loans/access to                                               institutions            finanical barriers,
                 capital to ease economic integration                                                                       proposal of new
                                                                                                                            models of financing,
                                                                                                                            benefits to ind and
                                                                                                                            society
               1 Review OSAP regulations to make it                x                  Y             Provincial govt         Paper of current
                 more flexible for new immigrants and                                                                       barriers posed by
                 to apply to courses and bridging                                                                           OSAP, benefits of
                 programs                                                                                                   flexibility for all Cdns
               1 Federal government to allocate money                          Y - on reflection    Federal govt
                 to provinces according to immigration                         suggest we take
                 numbers                                                        out - this is an
                                                                               argument that is
                                                                                being made by
                                                                              govt; not a unique
                                                                              role for PROMPT

               1 Federal government to allocate money                          Y - on reflection
                 employers according to immigration                               NO - this is
                 numbers                                                       captured in other
                                                                                   employer
                                                                                   strategies
               1 Predictions of future immigration          x                  Y - on reflection
                 requirements must be based on more                            NO - this is not a
                 current statistics                                           role for PROMPT
                                                                               as won't take up
                                                                               closer to our goal




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Problem Area     Solutions Proposed                       QW MT LT             First Screen                                                                                  1                 2                3             4              5                 6                 7                8
                                                          1 to 3 to 5 to         Should          Who would            What would                   Likely cost to   PROMPT Likely      Target            Likelihood      Impact on    Likelihood       Likelihood that   Likelihood        Impact on
                                                          2 yrs 5 yrs 10      PROMPT be          PROMPT direct        PROMPT do?                 implement solution ROE - Return       Implementors      that            immigrant    that             implemented       that              attitudes
                                                                      yrs    involved in this    effort to?                                            fully        on Effort [Level   Likely ROE        PROMPT's        employment   implemented      solution will     implemented       towards
                                                                                 solution                                                                           of traction of     [Likelihood of    capacity will                solution will    lead to policy    solution will     immigrants
                                                                                                                                                                    idea]              implementation]   be enhanced                  create equity?   coherence?        lead to
                                                                                                                                                                                                         by prioritizing                                                 accountability.
                                                                                                                                                                                                         this project

               1 Create and promote website /              x                        N
                 mechanism to provide information
                 about where jobs are before immigrants
                 come to Canada
               1 Formal linkage made with appropriate            x                  N
                 professional body when individuals
                 immigrate
               1 Develop and implement immigration                                  N
                 information system, use technology
               1 Government must include the             x                          N
                 Consulates/Embassies in overall
                 planning
Negative       2 Strategy for promotion of/education       x                        Y            All relevant Govt.   Do a paper that both
attitudes of     about immigrants (that highlights                                               bodies: F,P,M        outlines the benefits of
Canadian         positive cultural differences and                                                                    an educational
society          attributes, shows how immigrants                                                                     campaign and proposes
(change          create jobs, addresses attitudes of                                                                  how the campaign
wording away     immigrants taking away jobs, tells                                                                   would be structured
from             stories about Canada's dependence on
"negative)       immigrants, addresses assumptions
                 about "third world" as non-scientific -
                 teach society that they are skilled,
                 addresses fear of immigrants). Promote
                 both the success and hard luck stories
                 of new immigrants - use media;
                 roundtable members could write
                 monthly columns or editorials (stories
                 of how immigrants "sweeten" Cdn
                 society, make business case for hiring
                 IEPs). Identify mainstream players to
                 champion issues; Showcase the fact that
                 immigrants bring a range of skills and
                 talents and their relevance in Canadian
                 society [Teach Canadians about what is
                 happening in other countries - reduce
                 the Not Invented Here syndrome].
                 Internationally educated professionals
                 month (eg, Black History Month).


               2 Internationally educated professionals          x          Y - move this idea
                 month (eg - like Black history month)                       to the promotion
                                                                                  strategy




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Problem Area     Solutions Proposed                            QW MT LT             First Screen                                                                   1                 2                3             4              5                 6                 7                8
                                                               1 to 3 to 5 to         Should          Who would       What would         Likely cost to   PROMPT Likely      Target            Likelihood      Impact on    Likelihood       Likelihood that   Likelihood        Impact on
                                                               2 yrs 5 yrs 10      PROMPT be          PROMPT direct   PROMPT do?       implement solution ROE - Return       Implementors      that            immigrant    that             implemented       that              attitudes
                                                                           yrs    involved in this    effort to?                             fully        on Effort [Level   Likely ROE        PROMPT's        employment   implemented      solution will     implemented       towards
                                                                                      solution                                                            of traction of     [Likelihood of    capacity will                solution will    lead to policy    solution will     immigrants
                                                                                                                                                          idea]              implementation]   be enhanced                  create equity?   coherence?        lead to
                                                                                                                                                                                               by prioritizing                                                 accountability.
                                                                                                                                                                                               this project

               2 Promote "high placed"                                x                  N
                 professionals/public officials who
                 were/are internationally educated (eg -
                 spokepersons/doctors who are in the
                 public view re SARS)
               2 A comedy program, based on the                                          N
                 concept of “Friends” that profiles
                 diverse, talented immigrants (get people
                 emotionally involved with character;
                 Second Chance TV show - different
                 backgrounds, success in the face of
                 barriers)
               2 Make movies about positive cultural                  x                  N
                 examples from all over the world,
                 technological advances, medical
                 surgery, etc (eg - statistics of successes)

               2 Mentorship - High Profile Immigrants           x                  Y - move this
                 in system to mentor new immigrants                                   idea into
                                                                                   developing a
                                                                                  service delivery
                                                                                        model
               2 Educate immigrants about Canadian              x                         N
                 society (address miscommunication)
               2 Promote positive attitudes within                    x                  N
                 communities (eg pride in ethnicity),
                 ability to influence society
               2 Help immigrants to organize and                      x                  N
                 volunteer outside their own
                 communities (eg - immigrants
                 volunteering in to run for political
               2 Get immigrants other or broader office                    x             N
              2 Immigrants share the responsibility to          x                        N
                adapt to Canadian culture and business
                conduct and demonstrate this at every
                opportunity they get
              2                                                                  Y - move this idea
                Showcase the fact that immigrants                                 to the promotion
                bring a range of skills and talents and                                strategy
                their relevance in Canadian society
                [Teach Canadians about what is
                happening in other countries - reduce
                the Not Invented Here syndrome.
              2 Change mindset of established                                            N
                immigrants and organizations that it is
                normal to suffer as part of the
                settlement experience; educate our own
                groups, associations; do some self-
                reflection
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Problem Area          Solutions Proposed                          QW MT LT             First Screen                                                                                   1                 2                3             4              5                 6                 7                8
                                                                  1 to 3 to 5 to         Should           Who would             What would                  Likely cost to   PROMPT Likely      Target            Likelihood      Impact on    Likelihood       Likelihood that   Likelihood        Impact on
                                                                  2 yrs 5 yrs 10      PROMPT be           PROMPT direct         PROMPT do?                implement solution ROE - Return       Implementors      that            immigrant    that             implemented       that              attitudes
                                                                              yrs    involved in this     effort to?                                            fully        on Effort [Level   Likely ROE        PROMPT's        employment   implemented      solution will     implemented       towards
                                                                                         solution                                                                            of traction of     [Likelihood of    capacity will                solution will    lead to policy    solution will     immigrants
                                                                                                                                                                             idea]              implementation]   be enhanced                  create equity?   coherence?        lead to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  by prioritizing                                                 accountability.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  this project

                    2 Change mindset of settlement                                          N
                      organizations to review the way the
                      perceive and assist immigrants
                    2 De-mystifying cultural differences,                x                  N
                      starting with young children (addresses
                      racial discrimination)
                    2 Professional development for                       x                  N
                      elementary and secondary school
                      teachers regarding the experience of
                      IEPs (cross cultural education)
                    2 Develop new jobs that rely on                                         N
                      immigrant expertise - build on
                      community economic development
                      ideas, be entrepreneurial
                    2 Develop a research paper showing how                                  Y             Fed govt (industry,   Research paper making
                      immigrant skills and contacts can                                                   HRDC), Prov           global business case
                      enhance Canadian innovation,                                                        (industry, MTCU),     for hiring immigrants -
                      entrepreneurship and access to global                                               employers             cite examples, use of
                      markets [with specific ideas e.g. Robin                                                                   promotional tool
                      Hood
                    2 Formulate a strong networking                x                Y - move this idea                          Is this a proposal for
                      mechanism (the conduit) to bring                              to service delivery                         action - something that
                      employers, community leaders, IEPs                              model (solution                           would be funded?
                      and representatives of employment                                     #1)?                                Could this be part of
                      agencies, regulatory bodies and other                                                                     the service delivery
                      relevant agencies together                                                                                model we are
                                                                                                                                proposing?
                    2 Identify trigger incidents [eg -                                      N
                      investigate Walkerton and see how
                      many people who were IEPs were
                      rejected for position as water engineer]     x
                    2 Develop a research paper / research                                   Y             All relevant Govt.    Develop research paper
                      capacity to make the link between                                                   bodies: F,P,M;        about link - what
                      major Canadian problems and the fact                                                employers             would the action be?
                      that immigrants hold a key to resolution.

Negative            3 Use people within occupational                                Y - on reflection
attitudes of          regulatory bodies who are supportive                           this is a strategy
regulators                                                                          we could used to
                                                                                       accompany a
                                                                                    solution; take out
                                                                                          for now
                    3 Encourage immigrants to become                                          N
                      regulators
                    3 Take regulators on visits to other                                    N
                      regulators in other countries


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Problem Area       Solutions Proposed                         QW MT LT            First Screen                                                                     1                 2                3             4              5                 6                 7                8
                                                              1 to 3 to 5 to        Should            Who would       What would         Likely cost to   PROMPT Likely      Target            Likelihood      Impact on    Likelihood       Likelihood that   Likelihood        Impact on
                                                              2 yrs 5 yrs 10     PROMPT be            PROMPT direct   PROMPT do?       implement solution ROE - Return       Implementors      that            immigrant    that             implemented       that              attitudes
                                                                          yrs   involved in this      effort to?                             fully        on Effort [Level   Likely ROE        PROMPT's        employment   implemented      solution will     implemented       towards
                                                                                    solution                                                              of traction of     [Likelihood of    capacity will                solution will    lead to policy    solution will     immigrants
                                                                                                                                                          idea]              implementation]   be enhanced                  create equity?   coherence?        lead to
                                                                                                                                                                                               by prioritizing                                                 accountability.
                                                                                                                                                                                               this project

Employers        4 Public promotion and recognition of                          N - some of this
ignorant, leads    "champion" employers who hire IEPs                           already happens;
to fear and                                                                        better to put
mistrust                                                                         efforts in more
regarding IEP                                                                      substantive
qualifications                                                                       solutions
and capabilities
                 4 Take top 10 companies to India (eg) in                               N
                   a fact-finding mission to become aware
                   of education standards and institutions

                 4 Facilitate financing for immigrant                             N - covered in
                   entrepreneurs                                                  solution #1 re
                                                                                     financial
                                                                                    assistance
                 4 More immigrants to become business                           N - will not have
                   owners                                                          as broad an
                                                                                 impact as other
                                                                                     strategies
                 4 Cultural awareness programs for HR                           N - will not have
                   personnel and head hunters                                      as broad an
                                                                                 impact as other
                                                                                     strategies
                 4 Employers "teaching" HRDC what they                          N - will not have
                   need                                                            as broad an
                                                                                 impact as other
                                                                                     strategies
                 4 Training those who hire to focus on                          N - will not have
                   capabilities rather than qualifications                         as broad an
                                                                                 impact as other
                                                                                     strategies
                 4 Help IEPs learn how to approach and                          N - already being
                   deal with employers                                                  done
                 4 Shadowing-based evaluation                                   Don't know what
                                                                                    this means
                 4 Immigrant employers to operate on the                        Don't know what
                   basis of fair practices                                          this means
                 4 Language specific in-house training                            N - covered in
                                                                                  general terms
                                                                                  under service
                                                                                   delivery; too
                                                                                specific a strategy
                 4 Mentoring, profession specific, within a                     N - covered under
                   company                                                       service delivery

                 4 Six month probation rather than 3                                    N
                   month standard

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Problem Area     Solutions Proposed                         QW MT LT            First Screen                                                                                     1                 2                3             4              5                 6                 7                8
                                                            1 to 3 to 5 to        Should          Who would               What would                   Likely cost to   PROMPT Likely      Target            Likelihood      Impact on    Likelihood       Likelihood that   Likelihood        Impact on
                                                            2 yrs 5 yrs 10     PROMPT be          PROMPT direct           PROMPT do?                 implement solution ROE - Return       Implementors      that            immigrant    that             implemented       that              attitudes
                                                                        yrs   involved in this    effort to?                                               fully        on Effort [Level   Likely ROE        PROMPT's        employment   implemented      solution will     implemented       towards
                                                                                  solution                                                                              of traction of     [Likelihood of    capacity will                solution will    lead to policy    solution will     immigrants
                                                                                                                                                                        idea]              implementation]   be enhanced                  create equity?   coherence?        lead to
                                                                                                                                                                                                             by prioritizing                                                 accountability.
                                                                                                                                                                                                             this project

               4 Networking through immigrants who                            N - covered under
                 are within the system                                         service delivery
               4 Pay for mentors                                                       N
               4 Have a "body" that would facilitate the                       N - this already
                 incorporation into workforce by                                    exists
                 assessing and "approving" qualifications

               4 Information for employers on                x                 N - this already
                 international credentials - what they                          exists (WES)
                 mean/value
               4 Helping employers recognize business                          N - covered in
                 opportunities that arise when hiring                           solution #3
                 IEPs ("key to the global economy")
               4 Develop an understanding of employer                                Y?           Employers, all levels   Research paper on
                 best practices in immigrant integration                                          of govt                 models of employer
                                                                                                                          best practices - is this
                                                                                                                          beyond our scope?

               4 Incentives for employers (eg - tax                x            Y - others are    All levels of govt,     Research paper on
                 credits) - for employers whose                               involved in this    employers               models of employer
                 workforce reflects % of immigrants                           issue - Maytree,                            incentives to integrate
                 educated abroad                                                    TCSA                                  newcomers;
               4 Policy for hiring practices in which                   x             Y                                   Research paper on
                 workforce is reflective of immigrants %                                                                  models of diversity
                                                                                                                          policies in hiring?
                                                                                                                          What would the action
                                                                                                                          plan be?
               4 Ombudsman-like approach to                                           Y                                   Research paper on a
                 addressing unfairness issues in                                                                          model to provide
                 employers                                                                                                redress for individuals
                                                                                                                          who feel they have
                                                                                                                          been unfairly treated
                                                                                                                          by employers - could
                                                                                                                          also provide
                                                                                                                          education/resources to
                                                                                                                          employers




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Problem Area        Solutions Proposed                           QW MT LT             First Screen                                                                              1                 2                3             4              5                 6                 7                8
                                                                 1 to 3 to 5 to         Should            Who would       What would                  Likely cost to   PROMPT Likely      Target            Likelihood      Impact on    Likelihood       Likelihood that   Likelihood        Impact on
                                                                 2 yrs 5 yrs 10      PROMPT be            PROMPT direct   PROMPT do?                implement solution ROE - Return       Implementors      that            immigrant    that             implemented       that              attitudes
                                                                             yrs    involved in this      effort to?                                      fully        on Effort [Level   Likely ROE        PROMPT's        employment   implemented      solution will     implemented       towards
                                                                                        solution                                                                       of traction of     [Likelihood of    capacity will                solution will    lead to policy    solution will     immigrants
                                                                                                                                                                       idea]              implementation]   be enhanced                  create equity?   coherence?        lead to
                                                                                                                                                                                                            by prioritizing                                                 accountability.
                                                                                                                                                                                                            this project

Lack of           5 Redefine the appropriate role for                        x              Y                             Research paper on
accountability      regulators (put limits on - or eliminate -                                                            regulatory framework
mechanisms.         the "self-regulation" of regulatory                                                                   and models for more
Need 1)             bodies, make professions less "self"                                                                  progressive,
Clearly stated      regulated) - change regulatory                                                                        accountable regulators;
and                 legislation to regulate "in the public                                                                would be more
coordinated         interest" and not just for public safety                                                              theoretical
policies and 2)   5 Clarify role of national coordinating                            Y? Suggest we
Clear and           bodies of Occupational Regulatory                               don't consider - it
measurable          Bodies                                                         may be best for us
ways to tell if                                                                        to focus on
the policies                                                                       provincial level as
are being                                                                             this is where
implemented                                                                        regulation actually
                                                                                         happens
                  5 Create an arms-length ombudsperson's                x                   Y                             Research paper on
                    office or a government body that all                                                                  models of
                    regulators report to - the “Ministry of                                                               accountabiity - would
                    Regulation” (APT unit with teeth?)                                                                    operationalize the
                                                                                                                          accountability of
                                                                                                                          regulators
                  5 Create standards that regulatory bodies             x                   Y                             Research paper on
                    must follow (including require                                                                        common standards to
                    regulators to provide statistics (and                                                                 be followed by all
                    publish publicly), to Access to                                                                       regulators; reflect
                    Professions and Trades Unit (APT) of                                                                  common principles
                    the Ministry of Training, Colleges and                                                                such as fairness,
                    Universities annually on applicants and                                                               transparency, equity
                    licenses), (Consistency among
                    regulatory policies)
                  5 Require equity plans for regulators with            x                   Y                             Research idea of equity
                    timelines and targets                                                                                 plans that would
                                                                                                                          require regulators to
                                                                                                                          meet certain equity
                                                                                                                          standards

                  5 Coordinating body for all regulatory          x                         N
                    bodies (voluntary)
                  5 Inter-provincial liaison/coordination               x                   N
                    between regulators
                  5 Modified licensing procedures (create                                   N
                    assistant levels of practice)




           Updated YES NO solutions                                                                                                          May 15, 2003                                                                                                                                        8
Problem Area     Solutions Proposed                        QW MT LT             First Screen                                                                               1                 2                3             4              5                 6                 7                8
                                                           1 to 3 to 5 to         Should            Who would       What would                   Likely cost to   PROMPT Likely      Target            Likelihood      Impact on    Likelihood       Likelihood that   Likelihood        Impact on
                                                           2 yrs 5 yrs 10      PROMPT be            PROMPT direct   PROMPT do?                 implement solution ROE - Return       Implementors      that            immigrant    that             implemented       that              attitudes
                                                                       yrs    involved in this      effort to?                                       fully        on Effort [Level   Likely ROE        PROMPT's        employment   implemented      solution will     implemented       towards
                                                                                  solution                                                                        of traction of     [Likelihood of    capacity will                solution will    lead to policy    solution will     immigrants
                                                                                                                                                                  idea]              implementation]   be enhanced                  create equity?   coherence?        lead to
                                                                                                                                                                                                       by prioritizing                                                 accountability.
                                                                                                                                                                                                       this project

               5 Conduct standardized challenging           x                         N
                 exams in the home country coordinated
                 by the proper regulatory bodies,
                 universities in Canada/country of
                 origin, embassies and employers
               5 Bring back employment equity                          x              Y                             Research paper on
                 legislation                                                                                        benefits of
                                                                                                                    employment equity,
                                                                                                                    impact on integration
                                                                                                                    of IEPs
               5 Get the ILO (International Labour                x           N - strategy that
                 Organization) or another international                        can be used in
                 body (UN?) to look at international                             other areas
                 mobility of qualifications

               5 Challenge the requirement for                    x                   Y                             Research paper on
                 bilingualism and citizenship to work in                                                            barriers created by
                 the federal public service                                                                         citizenship/bilingualism
                                                                                                                     requirement - does not
                                                                                                                    reflect value of
                                                                                                                    multiculturalism.
               5 Use media to publicize vacancies/IEPs      x                N - difficult to do,
                 available (quarterly, annually), # of                        may be better to
                 IEPs working in their fields                                  focus on more
                                                                                 substantive
                                                                                   strategies
               5 Look at models of regulatory practices     x                 N - strategy that
                 in other countries (eg - US, Australia,                       can be used in
                 European Community)                                              other areas
               5 "ISO" type certification for employers           x                    Y                            Research idea/models
                 for equity/diversity practices                                                                     of diversity
                                                                                                                    certification; create
                                                                                                                    respected model of
                                                                                                                    assessing company's
                                                                                                                    ability/track record in
                                                                                                                    hiring "diversity
                                                                                                                    groups"
               5 Greater accountability of government as                              Y                             Research idea of
                 an employer (eg, contract with                                                                     government leadership
                 companies who have employment                                                                      in equity policies,
                 equity policies, government as an                                                                  leadership in hiring,
                 employer of IEPs)                                                                                  contracting policies
               5 Make HRDC accountable based on             x                   N - already
                 placement and not number of                                  accountable for
                 consultations                                                   placement


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Problem Area     Solutions Proposed                      QW MT LT            First Screen                                                                  1                 2                3             4              5                 6                 7                8
                                                         1 to 3 to 5 to        Should         Who would       What would         Likely cost to   PROMPT Likely      Target            Likelihood      Impact on    Likelihood       Likelihood that   Likelihood        Impact on
                                                         2 yrs 5 yrs 10     PROMPT be         PROMPT direct   PROMPT do?       implement solution ROE - Return       Implementors      that            immigrant    that             implemented       that              attitudes
                                                                     yrs   involved in this   effort to?                             fully        on Effort [Level   Likely ROE        PROMPT's        employment   implemented      solution will     implemented       towards
                                                                               solution                                                           of traction of     [Likelihood of    capacity will                solution will    lead to policy    solution will     immigrants
                                                                                                                                                  idea]              implementation]   be enhanced                  create equity?   coherence?        lead to
                                                                                                                                                                                       by prioritizing                                                 accountability.
                                                                                                                                                                                       this project

               5 Make mentors accountable if immigrant          x                 N
                 does not get job in a given timeframe




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