Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Immigration Plans for 2009

Immigration Plans for 2009

The Canadian government plans to continue to accept between 240,000 and 265,000 new permanent residents in 2009. The 2009 plan includes the following:

* Up to 156,600 immigrants in the economic category
* Up to 71,000 immigrants in the family category
* And up to 37,400 immigrants in the humanitarian category. *


*Information found on
http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/department/media/releases/2008/2008-11-28.asp