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Of the 636,500 recent core working-age immigrants who arrived in Canada, the lion's share went to Ontario's labour market (51.1%), followed by Quebec (19.2%) and British Columbia (15.9%).
Among core working-age recent immigrants living in Ontario, an estimated 222,700 were employed in 2006, amounting to an employment rate of 68.5%
In Quebec, 58.2% or 71,300 of the province's newcomers had employment, while in British Columbia, 67.1% or 67,700 were working in 2006.