Multicultural Must Read: Majority of Canadians favour limiting immigration numbers
Chinese: Cutting the number of immigrants isn’t the answer
Vancouver’s daily source, BCbay.com, reports on the results of a new poll:
Sixty-three per cent of respondents to a recent Leger poll said the government should prioritize limiting immigration levels. This poll also found that 44% of respondents think immigration makes Canada better, while 15% of respondents believe immigration is negatively impacting the country. However, Ahmed Hussen, Immigration Minister, thinks that the answer is not to cut the number of immigrants coming to Canada. Instead, Hussen believes it is best to continue with an ambitious program to invest in infrastructure, in housing and in transit, so that everyone can benefit from those improvements. Such community services then could be used to integrate newcomers, and that approach would also benefit Canadians. Hussen added: "What worries me is seeing the leader of the official opposition taking a stance that is rooted in misinformation and conspiracy theories..." (17/06/2019)
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