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Growing Canada’s future

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Canada’s immigration system

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Canada’s immigration track record

What does immigration do for our country?

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Immigration and our local economies

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Enriching communities: #ImmigrationMatters to Canada

Enriching communities: #ImmigrationMatters to Canada

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Transcript: “Enriching communities: #ImmigrationMatters to Canada”

Video length: 30 seconds

Emotional piano and strings music play throughout the video.

In an indoor arena, a young boy skates by.

In an aquarium, a man pulls a lobster from the water, and shows it to his friend.

In a university classroom, a student talks to an engineer and entrepreneur. The student shows her some of her accomplishments.

A woman walks over to an elderly man, sitting at a table. She pats him on the back, he laughs.

A woman closes her front door. She walks down her snowy entrance, smiling. On a snowy hill, she stops to observe the Iqaluit sunset.

In the classroom, a woman smiles in delight.

In a computer class, a man writes on a whiteboard. He turns to his students to explain what he’s written. The same man walks down a snowy suburb street with his wife and infant, smiling.

A man grabs a cardboard box full of fruits and vegetables from a car. He carries it into a room. A reverend takes some bread out of the box. She smiles gratefully.

In a spring garden, a man blows out birthday candles. The children and parents around him cheer. A woman gives him a tight hug.

Text displays over the image of two young girls, holding hands as they run together across a field of flowers: “Immigrants enrich our communities. Canada.ca/immigration-matters

The Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada corporate signature is shown over black background, along with the copyright message: “Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada, represented by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, 2020” followed by the Canada wordmark.

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“Canada has an opportunity to be a country where the best talent from around the world can move here and do their life’s work as never before”.

Alexandra Clark, Chief of Staff to the CEO, Shopify

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