Doug Ford’s election at the start of June as the Premier of Ontario, Canada’s most populous province, has elicited numerous comparisons to Donald Trump — except when it comes to immigration.
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The way some politicians on the right of Canada’s political spectrum are talking these days, you’d think our immigration system is falling apart.
Imagine yourself in this situation:
You’re a 35-year-old permanent resident of Canada who is married with two children. You have a good job and have lived a peaceful, law-abiding life since you moved to Canada with your parents when you were five.
There are moments living here in Quebec when you have to wonder if it’s really 2018 and not 1918.
Since it came into effect in 1994, the North American Free Trade Agreement has helped countless employers in Canada, the United States and Mexico gain access to professional labour from all three countries.
These are days when you have to admit it feels good to be Canadian. Read More »
In a speech this past summer, Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard appealed to English speakers who had left the province to return, saying Quebec needed them.
Today, Canada set an ambitious standard in its multi-year Immigration Levels Plan, but was it ambitious enough? Read More »
In a new book, titled ‘Maximum Canada’, author Doug Saunders accounts for how a ‘population deficit’ threatens Canada’s social programs, cities, and environment. Saunders argues that a goal of 100 million Canadians may be worth striving for, but we must start planning now to get it right. This goal is shared by the Century Initiative, a group of prominent Canadians focused on responsibly and thoughtfully growing the population of Canada to 100 million by 2100. Read More »