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  1. Immigrants have been essential to Canada’s post-pandemic economic recovery.
  2. In 2021, 191,338 individuals transitioned from temporary to permanent residents.
  3. Immigration accounts for nearly 100% of Canada’s labour force growth, and will account for 100% of our population growth by 2032.
  4. Canada’s post-pandemic recovery has been among the strongest in the world, but more than 900,000 unfilled positions still remain across all sectors.
  5. The 2023–2025 Immigration Levels Plan aims to welcome 465,000 permanent residents in 2023, 485,000 in 2024 and 500,000 in 2025.
  6. The plan is focused on spreading the benefits of immigration to regions and communities across Canada.
  7. By 2025, overall admissions will amount to nearly 1.3% of the Canadian population with 60%+ of admissions in the economic class.
  8. Working to increase Francophone immigration to reach a target of 4.4% of French-speaking immigrants outside Quebec by 2023.
  9. Employers in communities across Canada will be supported to fill their critical labour needs.
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