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Canada plans to welcome 390,000 immigrants by the year 2022

Updated: May 15

Canada plans to welcome 341,000 new permanent residents in 2020, 351,000 in 2021, and 361,000 in 2022!


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Canada plans to welcome 390,000 immigrants by the year 2022

Your dream to make Canada your home is still real!

Remember when you said you want to make Canada your permanent home? Well now is the time to act on it. Canada is known as the melting pot of culture as the country is made up of the most diverse population in the world. 


Canada is a popular place among aspiring students as this country offers a high-quality education. Once graduated from a Canadian University, the degree is renowned worldwide. The certificate received acts as a mark of excellence! By applying for a Permanent Residency in Canada, you are not only getting access to this world-class education, but you are also able to give this access to your children.


Canada is a very multicultural country and Canadians are receptive to different cultures and people from different parts of the world have made Canada its home. This being said, is education the only path to Canada? Well not really, though education is the most popular choice among Millennials and Generation Z; Canada has widely introduced many other programs to welcome immigrants from around the world.


On March 12, 2020, Honourable Marco Mendicino, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship (IRCC) shared the plan for 2020-2020 immigration levels. The plan highlights the plan to continue to grow the economy and create middle-class jobs through the responsible increase in newcomers.


Popular Immigration Programs

Federal High Skilled

The following programs remain the focus areas for potential immigrants to move to Canada

Federal Business

Start-up Visa and Self-employed category

Economic Pilots

Caregivers, Agri-Food Immigration Pilot; Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot

Parents and Grandparents Program

Parents and grandparents sponsorship remains a very popular program


The Process of applying for Immigration to Canada is still On


According to the Canada welcome program statistics released by the Federal Government states "In 2018 Canada welcomed 320,000 newcomers, this number rose to 341,000 in 2019." In 2020 the targets are set for no less than the previous digits, therefore, the year 2020 must exceed 341,000 newcomers. Similarly, in the coming years 2021 & 2022, Canada is aiming for 361,000 with the scope to welcome 390,000 immigrants by 2022. For details and reference click here.

A Cautionary Note: The foregoing provides only an overview and does not constitute legal advice. Readers are cautioned against making any decisions based on this material alone. Rather, specific legal advice should be obtained, and the readers are asked to refer to the government website for the most updated information.

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