While 150,000-plus wait, few parents and grandparents are accepted

Last year, Canada could have let in up to 18,000. It accepted 15,324.

Kristen Shane
Published: Wednesday, 10/05/2011 12:00 am EDT

Opposition MPs are disturbed that Canada barely hit the low end of its target admission rate for grandparents and parents as permanent residents to Canada last year, while more than 150,000 lingered in line.

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