Amid growing fears that skilled immigrants would pick other countries over Canada, Immigration Minister Sean Fraser says he has his “full attention” set on tackling the backlogs and creating a more “nimble” system.
“It will take resources and will take a little bit of time, but we’re not sitting on our hands,” says Sean Fraser, pointing to commitments to hire more staff, digitize operations and increase Canada’s intake of new residents, while 1.8 million applications wait.

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