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Government: Immigration and Legislature Today

government: Liberal immigration critic Dominique Anglade is questioning how the government expects to fill empty jobs if fewer immigrants are accepted, according to CTV. Annual immigration will drop to about 40,000 from about 50,000 this year. Immigration Minister Simon Jolin-Barrette tabled the plan in the legislature today, following through on one of the Coalition's most contentious campaign promises. Jolin-Barrette says the government is acting on a clear mandate received in the Oct. 1 election. The plan drew criticism from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau before it was even made official. He says the cuts will allow the province to better integrate newcomers. ( As reported in the news.