Meeting of immigration Ministers

Federal, provincial and territorial immigration Ministers meet to plan for the future of Canada’s immigration system

Federal, provincial and territorial immigration Ministers meet to plan for the future of Canada’s immigration system

News release

July 28, 2022—Saint John, NB—The Forum of Ministers Responsible for Immigration (FMRI), met today to consider opportunities for the future of immigration to Canada and initiatives to respond to pan-Canadian labour shortages. Ministers discussed ways to maximize the effectiveness of the immigration system to meet economic and regional needs, including increasing provincial/territorial (PT) involvement in the selection process and input into Express Entry modernization, avoiding duplication, increasing the allocations of the Provincial/Territorial Nominee Programs (PNPs) and providing timely multi-year allocations before March 31st, 2023. Ministers had conversations about Canada’s immigration response to the full-scale invasion of Ukraine and the humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan, federal-provincial/territorial (FPT) measures to attract immigrants to meet labour market and demographic needs, and recent settlement and integration efforts.

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https://www.canada.ca/en/immigration-refugees-citizenship/news/2022/07/federal-provincial-and-territorial-immigration-ministers-meet-to-plan-for-the-future-of-canadas-immigration-system.html

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