Temporary Residents, Permanent Benefits: How temporary residents fill vacancies, pay taxes, and keep the local economy rolling
August 2022 | Samrul Aahad
August, 2022 – Temporary residents play an increasingly important role in Northern Ontario’s economy by filling job vacancies, paying taxes and tuition, and re-investing their money into the local communities. There are over 11,000 temporary residents working and studying in Northern Ontario with generated economic activity over half a billion dollars, which is significant for the fostering of sustainable northern communities.
This paper further breaks down their economic impact and looks at the permanent benefits temporary residents bring to Northern Ontario communities.