Ottawa launches survey on future of Canada’s immigration system

By Ian Burns

Law360 Canada (March 27, 2023, 12:54 PM EDT) -- The federal government has launched a survey to gather the public’s perspective on the future of Canada’s immigration system.

The survey is part of Ottawa’s An Immigration System for Canada’s Future program, a broad-based engagement initiative aimed at exploring how immigration policies and programs can support a shared vision for Canada’s future.

Sean Fraser, federal minister of immigration, refugees and citizenship, said consulting stakeholders and those with expertise in immigration in Canada is an opportunity to get feedback on “how best to support and strengthen our communities, from coast to coast to coast.”

“I encourage all Canadians to take the time to share their ideas and perspectives, and help us shape an immigration system that will contribute to Canada’s success for generations to come,” he said.

The survey, which is anonymous, is being conducted by Hill+Knowlton Strategies on behalf of the government and should take about 15 minutes to complete.

The survey runs until April 27.

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