59 per cent of new immigrants to Quebec to arrive through economic immigration programs.
Quebec could admit 44,500 new permanent residents and issue 24,700 new selection certificates in 2020, the province’s immigration ministry announced Wednesday.
Province of Quebec has set the range of immigration between 25,500 and 26,300 for economic immigration programs, with 22,000 for skilled workers.
Business immigration programs have maximum 3,600 admissions, that includes Quebec Entrepreneur Program and Quebec Self Employed Worker Program
Family sponsorship, Refugee and other immigration programs have the allocation for 18,200 new permanent residents.
2020 Quebec Selection Certificate targets
Under the provisions of the Canada-Quebec Accord, Quebec has the power to select all Economic Class immigrants and certain refugees to the province.
Selection certificates areas mentioned in the below table:
|Category||2020 Selection Certificate Target|
|Skilled Worker||12,500 – 15,000|
|Business People||2,100 – 2,800|
|Other Economic Categories||600 – 800|
|Refugees (Overseas)||4,500 – 5,500|
|Other Immigrants||400 – 600|