A recent study by the Migrant Integration Policy Index has ranked Canada as the third best country in the world for immigrant integration. The study, which analyzed conditions in 31 North American and European countries, saw Canada score 89/100 points to be ranked above all countries except Sweden and Portugal.
Approximately 150 new Canadian Permanent Residents were allowed to stay in Canada even though their visas had been issued by mistake.
After a hiring controversy in British Columbia, the Canadian government has announced that it will conduct a review of its Temporary Foreign Worker program.
Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) has announced plans to maintain its record levels of immigration. CIC plans to admit a total of 240,000 to 265,000 new permanent residents in 2013, matching its targets for the seventh year in a row.