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Posted on February 14 2024

471,550 New Canadian PRs issued in 2023

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Updated February 14 2024

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Highlights: Canada Welcomes 471,550 New Permanent Residents In 2023

 

  • Canada welcomed a record number of 471,550 new permanent residents in 2023.
  • The Immigration Levels plan 2024-26 anticipates welcoming 485,000 New PRs in 2024 and 500,000 in 2025 and 2026, respectively.
  • The latest plan is to prioritize Canada's economic growth and support family reunification.
  • Ontario was the most popular destination for newcomers in 2023. 

 

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Ottawa’s Immigration Levels Plan for 2023 – 2025

Ottawa’s Immigration Levels Plan for 2023 – 2025 was to invite 565,000 new permanent residents to Canada between 2023 and 2025. However, per the latest data, the total number of immigrants invited to Canada in 2023 was 1.4% higher than the Immigration target. The latest Immigration Levels plan for 2024-2026 has set a target of welcoming 5 Million immigrants by 2026. The IRCC will also prioritize more economic and family reunification admissions in the coming years. 

 

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List of PRs issued by the Canadian provinces in 2023

The provinces and territories attracted the following number of new permanent residents in 2023. 

 

Provinces and Territories

No: of New permanent residents

Newfoundland and Labrador

5,485

Prince Edward Island

3,615

Nova Scotia

11,800

New Brunswick

11,445

Quebec

52,790

Manitoba

24,895

Saskatchewan

25,155

Alberta

57,540

British Columbia

70,790

Yukon

890

Northwest Territories

330

Nunavut

55

 

Ontario, British Columbia and Quebec issued the highest number of PRs in 2023, while Newfoundland and Labrador saw an immigration spike of 56.9%. 

 

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Web Story:  471,550 New Canadian PRs issued in 2023

 

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