Except these immigrants will not be moving to the prairies, and instead will most likely be living around the already overcrowded areas of Toronto and Vancouver, places where many Canadians struggle to afford to live due to high prices and housing shortages.
Just last year, Canada brought in 401,000 new permanent residents.
One result of this influx, according to new projections from Statistics Canada, is that Canada will be home to as many as 50 million people by 2041. It’s twice as high as the Canadian population as recently as 1980. It also means that over the next 19 years, we’ll be adding enough new Canadians to equal the present-day equivalent of all of Western Canada (the combined population of Alberta, B.C., Saskatchewan and Manitoba was 11 million in the last census
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FIRST READING: Canada to have 50 million people, half of them immigrant families, by 2041
According to Statistic Canada projections, Canada will add 13 million new citizens over the next 19 years, Tristin Hopper, September 19, 2022, National Post