“More immigrants for Canada would be the best policy for demographic reasons”
Canada will let allow 300,000 immigrants enter the country in the year 2017, letting in this year’s target the same while recommendations for getting higher the number to help for economic growth.
set up 300,000 as the permanent people will “lay the base for future growth,” as per to immigration minister John McCallum.
“I do think it is true that more immigrants for Canada would be the best policy for demographic reasons,” McCallum said.
The majority of the immigrant’s permits into Canada, which has a population of over 35 million, will be economic immigrants, which gets skilled workers, business class people and caretakers, the CBC says. The number permission next year under the economic area will be getting increased to 172,500 from 160,000 this year. The government said the number of immigrants will go down to 40,000 from 55,800.
From year 2011 to 2015, the refugee’s target was 260,000, but the number getting increased to 300,000 in 2016 because of the Syrian refugee problem. current recommendations says Canada should increase the refugee’s target to 450,000, but McCallum rejected it for till 2017.
“That number is a correct number for some date in the future, but not for 2017,” he said.