Canada’s Campaign Against Refugees

Canada’s Campaign Against Refugees

TORONTO -- Canada is regarded as a refugee's paradise. Indeed, the federal government never misses an opportunity to tout the country's ever increasing immigrant population, thanks to annual record-breaking admittance of foreigners.

Last year, 519,722 newcomers were admitted, a 21 percent increase from the previous year's 429,649. This has been the trend since the turn of the millennium, according to Citizenship and Immigration Canada.

However, a breakdown of the numbers reveals that 247,202 of those admitted last year were landed immigrants, 193,061 were temporary foreign workers and 79,459 were foreign students.

Keep reading for free!

Get instant access to the rest of this article by submitting your email address below. You'll also get access to three articles of your choice each month and our free newsletter:

Or, Subscribe now to get full access.

Already a subscriber? Log in here .

What you’ll get with an All-Access subscription to World Politics Review:

A WPR subscription is like no other resource — it’s like having a personal curator and expert analyst of global affairs news. Subscribe now, and you’ll get:

  • Immediate and instant access to the full searchable library of tens of thousands of articles.
  • Daily articles with original analysis, written by leading topic experts, delivered to you every weekday.
  • Regular in-depth articles with deep dives into important issues and countries.
  • The Daily Review email, with our take on the day’s most important news, the latest WPR analysis, what’s on our radar, and more.
  • The Weekly Review email, with quick summaries of the week’s most important coverage, and what’s to come.
  • Completely ad-free reading.

And all of this is available to you when you subscribe today.