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Ottawa announces its groundbreaking multi-year immigration plan | Colin Singer

Friday, November 03, 2017 @ 12:48 PM | By Colin Singer

Canada plans to welcome 980,000 new immigrants over the next three years under an ambitious three-year immigration plan announced by the federal government on Nov. 1. Annual immigration levels could rise to as high as 360,000 by 2020 under the multi-year plan.

Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen described the announcement as “historic,” as the government outlines its plan for the next three years, featuring managed increases across all categories.

In 2018, the immigration target will rise to 310,000, from the current 300,000 set for 2017. This target...