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What countries produce Canada’s International Medical Graduates? Recently released counts of active physicians in Canada shows that almost one out of every four doctors (24%) received their medical degree from another country. The highest proportion of international medical graduates (IMGs) occurs in Saskatchewan (54%) and Newfoundland (41%). For decades, these two provinces have relied heavily on IMGs to service their more rural and remote areas. IMGs do not always remain in the areas to which they are recruited and often move to urban centres once they have fulfilled their return of service obligations, typically 3-5 years. This means the recruitment cycle begins again.

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