Housing Crisis Souring Views On Immigration
Limiting immigration is becoming increasingly popular, while Canadians are split on the impact of immigration in Canada.
Immigration has always been the backbone of the Canadian economy. From the early years of this nation to the modern day, immigration has been a driving force for Canadian society writ-large.
In recent years, the federal government has sought to increase immigration targets dramatically. Prior to 2018, the federal government was bringing in roughly 300,000 new permanent residents every year.
Every year since, excluding 2020 due to the pandemic, immigration targets and achievements have topped themselves each year. Now Canada is bringing in more than 400,000 and hoping that number with soar to 500,000 by 2025.
Naturally, such changes in a society don’t go unnoticed by its members. So, with the increase in immigration in recent years, how are Canadians feeling?
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