Cities in Canada that attract most immigrants

Canada Cities - preferred by immigrants

Since decades Canada has been looking for new immigrants mainly skilled workers. Cities across Canada are vying to attract new immigrants. Due to low birth rate and ageing population, to keep their economies on toes Canadian cities need more immigrants. To attract new immigrants cities are competing with each other. As per the reports in 2019, Toronto, Charlottetown and Regina welcomed maximum immigrants per capita. The new entry to the exclusive club was Ottawa.

Majority of the immigrants has gained entry in the country through new intuitive such as Atlantic Immigration Pilot, Express Entry and the Provincial Nominee Program (PNP’s). Statistics clearly show that the country has received approximately 3.41 million or 0.9% immigrants in 2019.

Below is the table for the last year of cities in Canada that attract most immigrants

City

Newcomer (approximately)

Percentage

Chalottetown ,PEI

1,900

2.42

Regina, SK

6,140

2.35

Toronto, ON

117,720

1.82

Saskatoon, SK

5,865

1.77

Winnipeg,MB

14,745

1.75

Vancouver, BC

40,020

1.49

Frederiction,NB

1,570

1.43

Halifax, NS

6,240

1.42

Calagy,AB

19,625

1.30

Moncton, NB

1,915

1.23

Edmonton, AB

16,420

1.13

Ottawa –Gatineau, ON Side

10,930

1.00

Windsor, ON

2,990

0.84

Montreal, QC

34,620

0.80

Saint John, NB

1,035

0.79

Kitchener –Cambridge-Waterloo, ON

4,585

0.78

St. John’s, NL

1,290

0.61

 

Toronto

Part of Ontario province, Toronto is one of the most popular and the largest capital city. Popular due to multicultural and thriving economy it’s a not surprise that a large number of immigrants prefer to settle here.

The city alone received around 1.18 million immigrants. It is one of the most preferred city among migrants globally. Other cities like Montreal, Vancouver, Edmonton and Calgary remained all time favorite.

Experts believe in future immigration will play an important tole in supporting the country’s economy.

Growth in Atlantic region

Atlantic province is the region located on the Atlantic coast excluding Quebec experienced huge economic development.  A large number of immigrants settled in Halifax, Moncton and Fredericton. PNP’s and AIPP remain the main source of immigration.

Ottawa-Gatineau join exclusive club

Country’s national region joined exclusive club of Canadian cities. In total, in 2019 Ottawa-Gatineau welcomed one percent new migrants to its population. Over the recent years the immigration level has grown significantly, it has welcomed more economic class migrants.

Calgary

Located in Alberta, Calgary has many skyscrapers, among the country’s 800 largest corporations it has the second highest number of cooperate head offices. Often the Alberta is referred as the center of country’s energy industry.

More than 80 active streams to choose for Canada immigration

Fortunately, Immigration, Refugee and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) offer more than 80 active streams to choose to settle in the Maple Leaf Country mainly through federal programs such as Provincial Nominee Program (PNP’s) and AIP.

These streams provide open opportunity to settle in multiple cities across the country with the aim to touch one percent new immigrant’s milestone. Find out if you are eligible for one of the program. Get in touch with CanAuz today and send your credentials for assessment.

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