The Canadian Press

2016-03-08 | Immigration Levels

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Up to 305-thousand new permanent residents could be admitted to Canada this year under the Liberal government's 2016 plan for immigration. Immigration Minister John McCallum says economic immigrants will continue to make up the majority, but an emphasis will be placed on reuniting families. (Each November, the government is required to table a document laying out how many new permanent residents it intends to accept in the coming year. But the plan for 2016 was delayed by the fall federal election.)

Date: 2016-03-08
Placeline: OTTAWA.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 13 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << so in 2016 we are planning for 75,000 to 80 mm admissions in the family class which consists of spouses Partners in children parents and grandparents >>