Immigration in Canada
Immigrants are motivated to leave their former countries of citizenship, or habitual residence, for a variety of reasons, including a lack of local access to resources, a desire for economic prosperity etc. Canada is a country that cares for it residents. Canada has one of the most positive immigration policies in the world. the Canadian government plans to admit over 200,000 immigrants each year. In terms of standard of living, the united nations has voted Canada as one of the best places in the world to live.
A majority of Canadians continue to hold positive views on key aspects of immigration and few see immigrants and refugees as a pressing national concern. Immigration also helps to spur innovation domestically. In the economic class, immigrants are selected for their positive impact on our economy. Immigrants also have a higher rate of entrepreneurship than their Canadian-born counterparts. Canadian immigration policies are still evolving. In 2008, citizenship and immigration Canada made significant changes to streamline the steady flow of immigrants, such as changes reducing professional categories for skilled immigration as well as caps for immigrants in various categories. In 2015, Canada introduced the express entry system, providing a streamlined application process for many economic immigrants. In November 2017, minister Ahmed Hussen announced that Canada would admit nearly 1 million permanent residents to Canada over the following three years, rising from 0.7% to 1% of its population by 2020. this increase was motivated by the economic needs of the country facing an aging demographic, with the number of senior citizens expected to double by 2036 alongside a decline in the proportion of working age-adults.