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