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Key Points

  • On February 14, 2022, the government of Canada announced the new targeted immigration admissions rates by category for the years 2022, 2023 and 2024


On February 14, 2022, Canada released the 2022-2024 Immigration Levels Plan. Under the plan, immigrants are to be welcomed at a rate of about one percent per year of Canada’s population. In 2022, the government plans to welcome 431,645 permanent residents. In 2023, the target goal for permanent residents will increase to 447,055 and then by an additional 15,410 in 2024. These increases will be supported by the modernization of the Canadian immigration system. Click here for an overview of how target ranges will increase based on immigration categories.

What are the Changes?

The government of Canada launched the 2022-2024 Immigration Levels Plan, which aims at increasing temporary and permanent residence pathways throughout the country. According to the government, the plan charts an ambitious and responsible path towards increasing immigration in Canada to fuel the post-pandemic economic recovery of the country.

Looking Ahead

The government stated that national targets and ranges for 2023 and 2024 will be confirmed or adjusted by November 1 of each year. Continue to check the government of Canada’s website for the latest updates and information.

Written by: Jessie Butchley, Global Immigration Writer, Envoy Global
Source: Government of Canada

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