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Ontario not attracting enough immigration: NDP

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by , 03-16-2012 at 11:38 PM (460 Views)
Quote Originally Posted by Silver Stallion View Post
Why would a nearly bankrupt province want to attract more immigrants when the truth has come out that immigrants consume more tax dollars than they produce?

TORONTO - Ontario immigration numbers have fallen dramatically with current and previous governments failing to attract newcomers while blaming Ottawa for not doing enough, opposition party critics charged Friday.

With Quebec targeting immigrants for jobs and prairie economies booming, only 44% of Canada’s immigrants land here annually — compared to 60% in past years, the NDP’s Michael Prue said.

“Ontario has missed the boat for years,” said the Beaches-East York MPP and 1993-2001 East York mayor, who previously worked two decades for Immigration Canada.
Ontario not attracting enough immigration: NDP | Toronto & GTA | News | Toronto Sun
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