(403) 452-9515

Ackah Law

Search Ackah Law...

Contact us

Contact Information

1 (403) 452-9515

1 (800) 932-1190

Book a Consultation

More Options...

Canada to Welcome Over 1 Million Immigrants 2020 - 2022

Blog posted on by Evelyn Ackah in Immigration, Immigration Law and Economic Immigration

Canada to Welcome Over 1 Million Immigrants 2020 - 2022

Canada announced a 3-year immigration goal of over 1 million immigrants from 2020 - 2022 in March. The government's 2020-2022 Immigration Levels Plan announced their goals to
"continue growing the economy and creating middle class jobs through responsible increases in newcomers":

  • 341,000 immigrants in 2020
  • 351,000 in 2021
  • 361,000 - 390,000 in 2022

More than 9 million Canadians will reach retirement age in the next decade; by 2031 immigration is expected to account for 80% of Canada’s population growth, up from the current 75%.

Our immigration system benefits all Canadians by strengthening the middle class, keeping families together and building strong and inclusive communities. This increase in immigration levels supports a system that will help Canadian business create good middle class jobs and grow the economy while ensuring Canada continues to meet its humanitarian obligations around the world.

– The Honourable Marco E. L. Mendicino,
Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship

Economic migrants are expected to increase by over 10,000 each year and will make up 58% of new permanent residents admitted to Canada; most will immigrate through

The plan also announced:

  • 26% will be welcomed under the family class - no increase
  • 16% will be admitted on humanitarian and compassionate grounds

Canada Needs Economic Immigration

Canada has put into place programs to increase economic immigration in order to improve Canada's economy, create new jobs and increase global competitiveness. The Canadian government wants entrepreneurs and skilled workers, and the new immigration goals and programs provide opportunities for skilled and educated foreigners who want to move to Canada. Canada's business and economic immigration programs require that applicants be able to prove eligibility guideline qualifications for each program.

Do you want to move to Canada? Contact us today at (403) 452-9515 Ext. 100 or 1-800-932-1190 or email us directly.


Evelyn Ackah

Founder/Managing Lawyer

Ms. Ackah is passionate about immigration law because it focuses on people and relationships, which are at the core of her personal values. Starting her legal career as a corporate/commercial ...

More About Evelyn Ackah

Canada 2020 Immigration Goal Still 341,000 Despite COVID

Canada's 2020-2022 Immigration Levels Plan to "continue growing the economy and creating middle class jobs through responsible increases in newcomers" will remain at welcoming ...

Read More

March is Immigration Fraud Prevention Month

March is Fraud Prevention Month in Canada. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) works to raise awareness about the different types of immigration fraud, how to recognize ...

Read More

Investor Path to Becoming a Canadian Expat

In a recent interview about #Megxit and Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, immigration lawyer Evelyn Ackah was asked by Huffington Post Canada about their residency options for moving ...

Read More

Free Services for Newcomers to Canada

Have you recently moved to Canada and become a Permanent Resident? Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) offers free local newcomer services for immigrants to Canada ...

Read More

Immigration Growth Propels Canada to World's 10th-Largest Economy

The U.K.-based Centre for Economics and Business Research released its annual World Economic League Table in late December, which places Canada as the world’s 10th-largest economy ...

Read More

Municipal Nominee Program

Canada's new Immigration Minister Marco Mendicino will develop the government's proposed employer-driven Municipal Nominee Program (MNP) pilot program to attract and retain ...

Read More

Ackah Business Immigration Law has been instrumental in making a few very important projects come to life at Theatre Calgary. Without their expertise wisdom, guidance, and intelligence, we are not sure that our projects could have gone forth.

Thanks to their clear and quick leadership, Artists from America have travelled across borders effortlessly. As well, when we need assistance travelling our Canadian Artists we rely on Ackah Business Immigration Law . Through our repeated association, we know that this aspect of our complicated business is handled by an excellent team. Ackah Business Immigration Law has made our important projects come to life properly - and for that I will always be grateful.

– Dennis Garnhum, Artistic Director

View All Testimonials