Stats Canada published a report in December 2008 – “Immigrant Economic and Social Outcomes in Canada“, that called out some interesting facts, including:
- One in five persons living in Canada is foreign born
- In Toronto, almost half of the population is foreign born
Census statistics from 2001 provides a broader overview of immigrant origin in Canada:
I personally believe this is a great advantage for Canada. The more ties we have with other countries, the more likely that business relationships will be developed.