Canada is said to have the highest immigration rate in the world. The Ontario immigration website has reported “In 2010, Canada admitted 280,636 permanent resident immigrants. Of these, Ontario received 118,116 permanent resident immigrants, who accounted for 42.1% of the total admissions.” With this steady rise in immigration, more and more people get streamlined into our major urban centers. The population burden on these metropolitan cities call for more attention on how to address immigration. Ontario is home to 38.7% of Canada’s Population with a land area of 967,741 km2. It is expected that over the next 25 years that number will increase to over 19 million.
Families are moving further and further into urban rural areas seeking accommodation and refugee from the rise in costs, t...
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