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Canada to increase annual immigration admissions to 350,000 by 2021

posted Oct 31, 2018, 6:42 PM by Milorad Borota
Most newcomers will address skills shortages and gaps in the labour market
The Canadian Press · Posted: Oct 31, 2018 5:11 PM ET

Canada will take in 40,000 more immigrants in 2021 than it plans to accept this year, Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen said Wednesday.

The target for new arrivals in Canada will rise to 350,000, which is nearly one per cent of the country's population.