Abstract:In 2008, Canada received about 247 200 permanent migrants, an increase of 4% compared to the previous year and above the average for the past decade (235 215). The three top sending countries remained China (12%), India (10%) and the Philippines (10%). While the share of permanent migrants from the Philippines increased by 24%, and those from China by 9%, the proportion of those coming from India fell for the third consecutive year, by 6%.
Document Type: Review Article
Publication date: June 1, 2010