2017 IMMIGRATION PLAN:
Next year, Canada will welcome 300,000 immigrants, this number includes 57.5 % of Economic class (Skilled Workers, Entrepreneurs and Caregivers), 28 % of Family class (Parents and grandparents, Spouses, Partners and Children), 13,3 % of Refugees and 1,2 % of Humanitarian.
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That number was carefully chosen after conducted surveys on public opinion and discussions with government’s economic growth council.
“The 2017 levels plan will put Canada in a strong position for the future and support our overall economic and social development as a country.”
Hon. John McCallum, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship