Jolin-Barrette denies saying refugees were a burden as province moves to reduce the number of newcomers.
Premier facing pressure from industry groups over reduced immigration that’s aggravating labour shortages and hurting economic growth.
Province needs about 60,000 immigrants a year – 20,000 more than the government plans on accepting in 2019.
Tactics on display in social media respond to an economic and diplomatic emergency.
Low skill stream waiting more than 100 days, high-wage stream 85 days.
Also cited the federal government’s investments in education and research as reasons for success.
The United We Roll convoy rolled into Ottawa to protest energy policy, among other issues.
Associated Press examines his statements on Twitter and at a Cabinet meeting about immigration and other matters.
The target number would mean a 24% drop from the roughly 52,400 immigrants Quebec accepted last year.
Divisive politician plans to start his own party.
Canadian Press assesses the accuracy of Scheer’s contention. Verdict: full of baloney.
US president’s H-1B visa review bodes well for new Canadian immigration program.
The number of US-born working-age adults with US-born parents will account for a smaller share of working-age population as Boomers retire.
White House officials say permanent Canadian residents can enter the US if they have a valid documents.
PM acknowledges Canadians are not immune to anxiety fuelling anti-globalization, anti-trade, anti-immigration sentiment.