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Immigration isn't as beneficial as politicians claim

posted May 22, 2011, 10:34 PM by Milorad Borota
By James Bissett, Calgary Herald May 20, 2011

It is significant that of the 281,000 immigrants who arrived in 2010, only 17 per cent, or 48,800, were skilled workers selected for their potential contribution to our labour force. The remainder were spouses and children accompanying them, relatives sponsored by people already in Canada, immigrants sponsored by the provinces, refugees or others accepted for humanitarian reasons. So much for helping our economy or labour force!

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