New Brunswick Plans To Grow Economy By Boosting Immigration To 10,000 Per Year
2020-02-10 – Immigration is the cornerstone of New Brunswick Premier Blaine Higgs’ plan to boost the province’s economy.
Higgs wants to boost immigration to 10,000 new permanent residents per year by 2027, continuing an upwards curve witnessed since 2017.
New Brunswick welcomed 5,660 newcomers up to November 2019, already more than 1,000 more than the 4,610 welcomed in the whole of 2018.
As recently as 2015, just 2,580 permanent residents were welcomed to the province.