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Immigration Levels: Deputy Ministers and Canadian Press

immigration levels: But there could be a tipping point that, once reached, undermines the history of relative Canadian consensus, according to Vancouver Courier. The internal departmental data was obtained by The Canadian Press through access-to-information. Internal data prepared by the Immigration Department for a committee of deputy ministers suggests a majority of Canadians supports current immigration levels, but this support drops when they are informed of how many immigrants actually arrive every year.article continues below Trending Stories Greater Vancouver home prices to drop 21 per cent by 2019 analysis Vancouver women recount different paths to sobriety Comedian Jim Gaffigan trolls rainy Vancouver Finding secret location of giant mastadon sculpture worth the hike Public support often aided by a diversity of prominent stakeholders in indispensable, the department told the co-ordinating committee of deputy ministers during a meeting in April 2017 to discuss immigrant outcomes. It includes polling data that suggests just over 50 per cent of Canadians believed the number of immigrants who come to Canada every year is about right and this number has remained steady since 2012. After they were told is has actually been 260,000 for the last few years, the number of people who then said they felt that was too many jumped from 23 to 32 per cent. But most of those respondents believed the number of immigrants arriving every year was under 150,000. ( As reported in the news.