Immigration’s importance to economic recovery in Canada in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic was clearly evident in Ottawa’s 2021‒2023 Immigration Levels Plan unveiled late last year. “Immigration is essential to getting us through the pandemic, but also to our short-term economic recovery and our long-term economic growth,” said Immigration Minister Marco Mendicino. “Canadians have
Canada’s Start-Up Visa Program is an increasingly popular way for Hong Kong residents to gain permanent residency in Canada – a trend that is holding true despite the global COVID-19 pandemic. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada figures show this entrepreneurship program allowed 20 Hong Kong residents to become new permanent residents of Canada in 2018.