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Thinking Canada | The Politics of Immigration Arrives in Canada

Thinking Canada Volume 3 Issue 2 Cover
Thinking Canada Volume 3 Issue 2 Cover

From 2024 through 2026, Canada plans to welcome almost 1.5 million new permanent residents as part of a national immigration strategy. Global Fellow Richard Sanders writes on the evolving political debate around immigration in a country that has long prided itself on the migrant communities that form its national mosaic.  

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Richard Sanders

Richard Sanders

Global Fellow;
Former member of the Senior Foreign Service of the U.S. Department of State
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The mission of the Wilson Center's Canada Institute is to raise the level of knowledge of Canada in the United States, particularly within the Washington, DC policy community.  Research projects, initiatives, podcasts, and publications cover contemporary Canada, US-Canadian relations, North American political economy, and Canada's global role as it intersects with US national interests.  Read more