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Triple-glass effect and language barriers erode Canadian charm, say experts

By Minu Mathew and Shlok Talati, New Canadian Media, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

While Canada leads the G7 in attracting immigrants, with newcomers now accounting for 90 per cent of population growth, citizenship rates are falling among permanent residents.

In 2022, Canada welcomed a historic 431,645 permanent residents to the country. In contrast, 221,919 immigrants became Canadian citizens – the lowest percent ever, according to Statistics Canada data obtained by the Institute for Canadian Citizenship (ICC).

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