In a world where many regions are experiencing instability and insecurity, immigrants see Canada as a beacon of stability, security, freedom, and opportunity. That’s why thousands of people choose to live in Canada every year. With our growing economy, financial and social freedoms, multicultural and peaceful cities, and varied climate, it is clear that Canada is the place to be.
The top five source countries of new immigrants to Canada were India, China, the Philippines, Nigeria, and the United States of America in 2020. Find out why they chose Canada and how we can help you join our wonderful nation below!
1. Canada Actually Wants Immigrants
Canada believes that #immigrationmatters. Immigrants who settle in Canada strengthen the economy by filling in-demand jobs and skills shortages. Many immigrants are business savvy and open businesses in Canada that create jobs for Canadians. Take Shahab Anari, for example. He is the founder and owner of North Star Success, a personal branding agency in Toronto. He immigrated to Canada from Iran to change his situation and create a better life for himself and his loved ones.
“I have made this big move halfway around the world to start a new life with my wife — a move a lot of people only fantasize about — but immigrants are those courageous people who actually make it happen,” said Shahab.
Canada’s immigration minister, Marco Mendicino, announced Canada’s immigration level plans for the next three years. Canada aims to welcome over 1.2 million newcomers by 2023 through various immigration classes such as the Economic Class, Business Class, Family Class, and Refugee Programs. However, 60% of the admissions will come from the Economic Class. Popular immigration programs under this class include the following: