Language programs across Saskatchewan are expanding to meet increased demand after recent influxes of immigrants to the region. Programs such as the language centre at the Saskatchewan Institute of Applied Science and Technology (SIAST) are expanding their services to accommodate high numbers of newcomers to the quickly growing region. This particular centre will serve
Canadian banks are beefing up efforts to attract newcomers by offering such incentives as multilingual service and lower fees. Immigrants are one of the fastest growing demographics in Canada, while population growth within the country is relatively stagnant. Some projections estimate that by 2036, over 70 percent of population growth will be from immigration alone.