THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
A controversial program that gave immigrant investors a fast track to citizenship was abolished in the 2014 federal budget. The government stopped accepting applications from foreign investors in 201...
Every year, the flow of people fluctuated according to supply and demand. Some years, a total of 60,000 people were allowed in, and some others years 150,000. This guaranteed that immigrants found work because they were screened properly to insure their success. Then in 1986 the Mulroney government opened up the floodgates.