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Canadian Businesses Need Immigrant Workers

Record low unemployment rates in Canada have left businesses scrambling to find more workers and urging politicians not to make their campaigns about reducing immigration.

Under Trudeau, immigration has seen substantial growth in recent years, accelerating population growth and helping fill gaps in the labour market. In 2018, a record 321,035 people became permanent residents and he is promising to boost the number even higher to a target of 1% of Canada’s population.

Trudeau’s strategy is backed up by research suggesting that by 2025 Canada’s labour force growth will be driven entirely by newcomers.

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