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Immigration to Canada drops by 25 per cent

posted Jul 18, 2011, 11:20 PM by Milorad Borota
Published On Sun Jul 17 2011
Canada let 25 per cent fewer immigrants into the country in the first quarter of this year compared to the same period in 2010, raising concerns the Conservative government is embarking on a bold plan to restrict the country’s immigration levels.

The number of permanent resident visas issued by Citizenship and Immigration Canada between January and March fell from 84,083 in 2010 to 63,224 this year, according to figures obtained by the Star.

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