Canada Immigration Target 2017

Canada Immigration Target 2017

Canada Immigration Target 2017 – Both the Canadian and Quebec Immigration Ministers are set to declare their migration focuses for 2017. Quebec Immigration Minister Kathleen Weil has declared arrangements to concede 51,000 newcomers in 2017. Canadian Immigration Minister John McCallum has reported arrangements to expand the quantity of newcomers conceded through monetary (172,500) and family (84,000) classes.

IRCC has declared that they are keeping up general movement levels at their 2016 level. Be that as it may, they have redistributed focuses over the classes of Canadian migration. Specifically, the Refugees and Protected Persons target has been diminished from 55,800 to 40,000, and Humanitarian and Other has diminished from 3,600 to 3,500.

Then again, the objective for Economic migration has expanded from 160,600 to 172,500. Thus, Family class movement will be expanded from 80,000 to 84,000.

While we anticipated that general targets would likely be expanded, given past articulations from the government Immigration Minister, this is not a surprising declaration. Minister of Innovation, Sciences, and Economic Development Navdeep Bains has approached Canada to move migration from a social strategy to a financial objective. The Advisory Council on Economic Growth (ACEG) suggested a 15,000 increment in movement in 2017 to bolster the economy.

The 11,900 increment in Economic movement would mirror the move prescribed by Minister Bains and the ACEG. IRCC is organizing Economic movement in 2017 like never before. What’s more, the majority of the increments inside Economic movement were in projects that are adjusted to the Express Entry system.

The table below presents a complete breakdown of IRCC’s Canada Immigration Target 2017.




Economic Federal Economic

(includes Federal Skilled Worker Program, 

Federal Skilled Trades Program,

Canadian Experience Class and

Atlantic Immigration Pilot Program)

Federal Caregivers 18,000
Federal Business 500
Provincial Nominee Program 51,000
Quebec Skilled Workers and Business 29,300
Economic Total 172,500
Family Spouses, Partners, and Children 64,000
Parents and Grandparents 20,000
Family Total 84,000
Refugees and Protected Persons Protected Persons in Canada and Dependents Abroad 15,000
Resettled Refugees 25,000
Government-Assisted 7,500
Blended Visa Office-Referred 1,500
Privately Sponsored 16,000
Protected Persons and Refugees Total 40,000
Humanitarian and Other Humanitarian and Other 3,500
OVERALL 300,000


While no official declarations have been made yet, we anticipate that objectives will be bigger than they were in 2016. Canadian Immigration Minister John McCallum has said that he wants to ‘considerably increment’ movement. What’s more, a report from the Advisory Council on Economic Growth likewise suggested a half increment in movement throughout the following five years. That would mean a migration focus of 315,000 for 2017.

Monetary migration will probably still be the biggest class of Canadian movement in 2017. In 2016, Canada planned to concede 160,600 monetary settlers. The following biggest classification was family class, at 80,000.