Monday, May 10, 2010

How many people immigrate to Canada?

More than you might think!  Canada hosts about a quarter of a million new immigrants every year.  In 2008, Canada accepted 247,243 immigrants, according to the Facts and Figures provided by Citizenship and Immigration Canada.  In recent years, 2005 was a peak year for immigration to Canada, with 262,241 new arrivals. 

Need more information? Newspaper archives are one of the best online research tools.