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The Canadian Government recently announced a major commitment to support economic recovery through increased immigration. Their press release references the important contribution immigrants make towards community wellness. Canadians across the country can learn more about the benefits for local communities through the #ImmigrationMatters campaign by the IRCC. You may be wondering, how does the announcement affect individuals who are working through the immigration process? What does the new plan mean for immigration lawyers and consultants?
In our exclusive interview, immigration expert Ron McKay reflects on the new levels plans and the seven key highlights from the recent announcement. He brings a wealth of insight to the conversation, with over thirty years of experience working in immigration law. Ron McKay is a Past President of the Canadian Association of Professional Immigration Consultants (CAPIC) and a Past Chair of the Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council (ICCRC). Notably, he is also the current director of the Immigration Practitioner Centre at Ashton College.
As broken down in the interview, the seven highlights of the new government plan include:
Overall, Ron McKay describes how the plan looks to the future and acknowledges the importance of increasing immigration over the next three years, in order to make up for the shortfall caused by the global pandemic. Connect with us on social media and stay engaged as the conversation continues to develop.