Ottawa boosts immigration targets for 2023-2025 to help alleviate Canada-wide worker shortages

By Cristin Schmitz (November 1, 2022, 3:19 PM EDT) -- Citing “critical labour market shortages” in Canada, the federal government has announced it is raising the country’s immigration targets to 465,000 permanent residents in 2023, 485,000 in 2024 and half a million in 2025 — a higher level welcomed by businesses and unions, but also criticized by some as not ambitious enough....

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