The minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, Marco Mendicino just announced the 2021-2023 Immigration levels plan. This will help Canada to increase the immigration targets which were missed due to covid-19. The 2021-2023 Immigration levels plan will help Canada economic recovery from Covid-19 and even create more jobs for the Canadians who belong to a middle class.
Due to the widespread of Covid-19 the contributions of immigrants have been high lightened when it comes to all sectors of the economy and the wellbeing of all the communities. The health care system with the help of immigrants keeps Canadians healthy and safe. Industries such as information technology, farmers and producers are dependent upon immigrants because of their new talent to manage the supply chains and expand the industries which create more jobs for Canadians.
The restrictions on global travel have led to shortfalls on the admission of immigrants. However, the Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada have been accepting and processing many applications throughout this period. In order to compensate for the shortfall in admissions and to fill the labor market gaps, the 2021-2023 levels plan is to continue with the process of accepting immigrants at the rate of 1% of the whole population in Canada.
Here are the highlights of the 3-years immigration plan:
- For the year of 2021 there will be 401,000 permanent residents, 411,000 in 2022 and 421,000 for the year 2023
- As per the 3-years immigration targets, Government of Canada plans to accept Skilled & Business immigrants in following numbers 232,500 in 2021, 241,500 in 2022 & 249,500 in 2023 covering the economic immigration.
- To increase economic growth, 60% of the admissions will be from the economic class.
- To reduce the shortfall the plan is for 3 years.
- A complete focus on community driven approaches and innovation to fill the need for diverse labor all across the country.
- There will be additional points for the candidates who know French under the express entry to support communities outside Quebec.
- To admit around 500 refuges under the program of Economic Mobility Pathway Project.
This plan for 3 years will help Canada to build its plan and be more competitive among the whole world when it comes to talent and economic growth while taking care of humanitarian commitments to reunite families.
- The levels plan will be tabled in parliament every year due to the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act.
- The immigrants account for 33% business owners with 25% of workers in the health sector.
- The plan for 3 years project how many residents will be given permanent residency, ranges for overall admissions and setting targets.
Quebec has established its own immigration levels under the Canada-Quebec accord.