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Canada has updated its Multiyear Immigration Plan- Targeting over One Million Immigrants by 2021

Posted - 06, Nov 2018

Canadian government has updated its much talked about Multiyear Immigration Plan. The government has extended it to 2021 and hence, target over one million permanent residents now. The immigration minister revealed the plan regarding the same, while answering a question in the parliament. The government won praises from the immigrants when they first introduced the immigration plan November last year. Now with extending of this plan, government is planning to further raising the immigration level by extending it to 2021.

Updated Multiyear Immigration Plan of Canada

With updated plan, the IRCC (Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada) is likely to increase the immigration level to 350,000 by 2021. The government will invite nearly 1.3 million immigrants by 2021.

Updated Multiyear Immigration Plan of Canada

It has the target of 310,000 for 2018, which will increase to 330,000 in 2019 followed by 341,000 in 2020. The year 2021 will invite whipping 330,000 candidates in the year 2021.

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Skilled workers will be prioritized under Economic Immigration plan

Speaking about the immigration plan, Canadian Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen confirmed that the provinces and territories across the country badly need skilled immigrants and hence, targets must be raised gradually. As per Mr. Hussen, "In certain regions the hunger for workers is huge. This plan is making us very competitive in the global market. It enables us to continue to be competitive, it enables us to continue to present Canada as a welcoming country and to position us to continue to be (a leader) in skills attraction."

He further added, "Under this plan, Canada will welcome more talented workers with the skills and expertise our economy needs, reunite more family members and accommodate more refugees looking to start new lives,"

Economic Immigration will have maximum share in Multiyear Immigration Plan

Express Entry & PNP to invite major chunk of permanent residents

Economic Immigration is going to have the lion share in the Multiyear immigration plan of Canada. As you can see above, it will consistently increase year on year to be the major source of immigration in the maple leaf country. Federal Express Entry system and Provincial Nominee Programs will be the programs to watch out for in the months to come. Most of the permanent residents will be invited through these key programs in next few months. Both these programs are main source of economic immigration in Canada. Annual Immigration Plan for 2021 The year 2021 will invite massive 350,000 permanent residents and hence, it also has the largest economic immigration share. It is evident from the table above, maximum permanent residents will be invited through economic immigration pathway (i.e. EE system and PNP) in the year 2021. Government has always supported the family class immigration, hence, it remain 2nd on the priority list of the government with the target of 91,000 admissions in 2021. Planning to apply and get PR in Canada in 2018-19? If you have plans to apply and obtain the Canadian permanent residency in 2018-19, this is the ideal time start your mission now. All you need to do is prepare your immigration file with a trusted vastly experienced Canadian Immigration Consultant. To discuss your eligibility and start the process for Canada PR at earliest, you may get in touch with qualified immigration expert at Visas Avenue today. Visas Avenue is an accredited Visa Consultancy Company for Canada immigration and permanent residency process. You may call Visas Avenue immigration expert on Toll free no. 78-18-000777. Alternatively, you can fill the free assessment an enquiry form here to get a call back from the expert.


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