Canada hits pause button on immigration during pandemic

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Discussion posted by: IRWeasel

Immigration is on hold in Canada, for the time being, due to the COVID-19 outbreak. A federal government official confirms the immigration program is suspended while travel restrictions remain in place, but some wonder whether we might need to keep the program on pause a little longer. The Trudeau government had set targets of 341,000 permanent residents in 2020 followed by increases to 351,000 in 2021 and 361,000 in 2022.