Is capping family-class immigration the answer?

Immigration Minister Jason Kenney says he is considering even further cuts to the number of family-class immigrants who come to Canada. He floated the idea at an immigration committee meeting last week. To his credit he has squarely put this issue before Canadians. The minister is targeting the sub-class of parents and grandparents in particular for an official cap and perhaps other measures. The reality though is the numbers say this has already happened.

Mario D. Bellissimo
Published: Wednesday, 10/26/2011 12:00 am EDT

Immigration Minister Jason Kenney says he is considering even further cuts to the number of family-class immigrants who come to Canada. He floated the idea at an immigration committee meeting last week. To his credit he has squarely put this issue before Canadians. The minister is targeting the sub-class of parents and grandparents in particular for an official cap and perhaps other measures. The reality though is the numbers say this has already happened.

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