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IMMIGRATION ECONOMIC INITIATIVE – Temporary public policy issued to provide permanent residence to out-of-status construction workers in the Greater Toronto Area, July 5, 2019.

In the stated Objectives of Canadian immigration law, found in s.3 (1) of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, there are several references to the objectives being economic in nature. The Objectives talk about the need to pursue the “economic benefits of immigration” and to “support the development of a strong and prosperous Canadian economy”….