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Canada Immigration Plan 2018-2020- About 60% immigrants will be invited Under Skilled Worker & Business Category

Posted - 07, Nov 2017

As per recently revealed Canada Immigration plan 2018-2020, the Canadian government plans to invite sixty percent immigrants under Economic Immigration Program (i.e. Skilled Workers and Business Immigrants). Usually government reveals annual immigration plan in the first week of November, however, this time around, taking a historic step, the government has revealed a massive 3 year immigration plan from 2018 to 2020.

Canada Multiyear Immigration plan 2018-2020

The government plans to welcome close to one million (about 9, 80,000) new permanent residents by year 2020 as per its multiyear immigration plan. This immigration plan is huge and outlines the immigration to maple leaf country in next three years. Canada is popular worldwide for its soft stand on immigration. At a time when most advanced nations are closing their doors on immigrants, Canada is still inviting a hue number of immigrants annually. The government gradually plans to increase the annual immigration target to 340,000 by 2020. Canada’s immigration plan 2018-2020 is yet another indicator of lenient immigration policy of the government.

Canadian Immigration Plan 2018-2020

Immigration category Category 2018 - Low 2018 - High 2018 - Target 2019 - LowTable 1 note 6 2019 - High 2019 - Target 2020 - LowTable 1 note 6 2020 - High 2020 - Target
Economic Federal High SkilledTable 1 note 1 72,700 78,200 74,900 76,000 83,000 81,400 81,000 88,000 85,800
Atlantic Immigration Pilot Program 500 2,000 1,000 1,000 4,000 2,000 2,000 4,000 4,000
CaregiversTable 1 note 2 15,000 20,000 17,000 9,500 15,500 14,000 4,000 7,000 5,000
Federal BusinessTable 1 note 3 500 1,000 700 500 1,500 700 500 1,500 700
Provincial Nominee Program 53,000 57,400 55,000 57,000 63,500 61,000 62,000 68,500 67,800
Quebec Skilled Workers and BusinessTable 1 note 4 27,900 29,900 28,900 31,500 33,500 32,500 31,500 33,500 32,500
Total Economic 169,600 188,500 177,500 175,500 201,000 191,600 181,000 202,500 195,800
Family Spouses, Partners, and Children 64,000 68,000 66,000 64,000 70,000 68,000 64,000 74,000 70,000
Parents and Grandparents 17,000 21,000 20,000 18,000 21,000 20,500 18,000 22,000 21,000
Total Family 81,000 89,000 86,000 82,000 91,000 88,500 82,000 96,000 91,000
Refugees and Protected Persons Protected Persons in Canada & Dependents Abroad 13,500 17,000 16,000 14,000 20,000 16,500 16,000 20,000 17,000
Resettled Refugees - Government Assisted 6,000 8,000 7,500 7,000 9,000 8,500 8,500 10,500 10,000
Resettled Refugees - Blended Visa Office Referred 1,000 3,000 1,500 1,000 3,000 1,650 1,000 3,000 1,700
Resettled Refugees - Privately Sponsored 16,000 20,000 18,000 17,000 21,000 19,000 18,000 23,000 20,000
Total Refugees and Protected Persons 36,500 48,000 43,000 39,000 53,000 45,650 43,500 56,500 48,700
Humanitarian and Other Total Humanitarian & Other Table 1 note 5 2,900 4,500 3,500 3,500 5,000 4,250 3,500 5,000 4,500
Overall Planned Permanent Admissions   290,000 330,000 310,000 300,000 350,000 330,000 310,000 360,000 340,000

Economic Immigration (i.e. Skilled Workers and Business Class) will be on priority List

In the new immigration plan, about sixty percent immigrants will be invited for Canada PR under Economic Immigration programs, i.e. skilled worker and Business class immigration. About 177,500 immigrants will be invited through economic immigration programs in the year 2018, which will increase to 191,600 in 2019 and then 195,800 in the year 2020.

Federal express entry system has the largest target of 71,900 in 2018, which will increase to 81,400 in 2019 and then 85,500 in 2020.

A Great chance to get PR in Canada

If you are a skilled worker looking to settle in Canada, this is the great chance for you to apply and obtain the same with such massive number of people being invited by the government. Contact the top Canada migration experts at Visas Avenue now to get vital assistance and support to choose right Canada immigration program and apply for PR Visa in Canada.

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