A recent leaked internal document shows the Liberal government
is asking all the right questions about the future of immigration
policies in Canada.
For too long previous governments have been concerned with band
aid solutions to perceived problems with the immigration system.
The result is a complicated system built from a seemingly endless
number of streams that is difficult to navigate from a
The leaked report is entitled 'Medium-Term Policy: Balanced
Immigration' and asks direct questions about the current levels
of immigration to Canada.
If this report is to be believed, Immigration, Refugees and
Citizenship Canada appears to be preparing for some major changes
in the way foreigners are brought into the country. It points to
the rapidly changing labour market and a system that needs to be
able to move with the areas of the economy facing shortages.
The headline figure of the reports – that 35 per cent of
male immigrants return home, often inside a year – should
make experts take notice that many factors must contribute to a
successful immigration policy.
Bringing an immigrant here with skills needed by the Canadian
economy is an
important and required aspect, but policies should not begin
and end with a job.
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