The Peoples Party of Canada Immigration Policy
Right now, only 26% of all the immigrants and refugees who come to Canada every year are directly chosen because they have the right qualifications and work experience to fulfill our economic needs. The rest are dependents (spouses and children), come through the family reunification program or as refugees, do not work, or do not have the skills that we need even if they find work.
on average about half as much in income taxes as other Canadians but absorb
nearly the same value of government services. A study puts the cost to
taxpayers in 2014 at roughly $5,300 per immigrant living in Canada, for a total
annual cost of somewhere between $27 billion and $35 billion.