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Market: Labour Market and Arrivals

market: The target rises annually from 310,000 this year, counting all classes of new arrivals, according to National Observer. The vast majority of these newcomers are coming under economic programs designed to address skills shortages and gaps in the labour market. The target for new arrivals in Canada will rise to 350,000, which is nearly one per cent of the country's population. ; The figures were announced Wednesday as part of government's updated multi-year immigration levels plan, which covers the next three years. Hussen says economic immigration is badly needed in areas across the country that are short on workers and long on older residents. This plan is making us very competitive in the global market. In certain regions the hunger for workers is huge, he said. ( As reported in the news.