According to the news, the service . The government is preparing immigration targets for 2023 to 2025. Meanwhile, internal documents obtained by The Canadian Press through an access to information request from Citizenship and Immigration Canada look at the potential impact of immigration on the economy, housing and services . According to the document, the deputy ministers were warned that the construction of houses in 2022 is not keeping pace with the increase in the population.
Immigration is a major factor in population growth in Canada. The government has set a goal of 500,000 permanent residents by 2025. Canada plans to admit twice as many permanent residents in 2025 as in 2015.
This document shows that government officials were well aware of the pressures and strains on housing and services caused by rapid population growth..