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Reporters Questions: Quebec City

reporters questions: One goal is to have immigrants settle in regions experiencing labour shortages, according to Toronto Star. Coalition Avenir Quebec MNA Simon Jolin-Barrette responds to reporters questions on Oct. 9, 2018 at the legislature in Quebec City. Quebec Immigration Minister Simon Jolin-Barrette tabled Bill 9 Thursday, which lays down a legal framework that would allow the province to be more selective with immigrants. The new Coalition Avenir Quebec government says it will cut immigration to the province by roughly 20 cent next year. Federal Intergovernmental Minister Dominic LeBlanc said Thursday in a statement that more analysis on Bill 9 is needed, however we do not support the reintroduction of conditional permanent residency. Jacques Boissinot / THE CANADIAN PRESS The federal government, however, has the jurisdiction to grant permanent resident status, and it would have to give Quebec more powers for the legislation to have effect. ( As reported in the news.