QUICK IMMIGRATION FACTS----THE FOLLOWING "CLOCKS" BEGAN ON JANUARY 1, 2013 :
1. Cost of Immigration to Canada (An Estimated Maximum Total of $23.6 Billion per year). That amounts to $64,657,000 per day.
2. Number of immigrants to Canada --- average of close to 250,000 per year for the past 20 years. That's 684 per day and 28 per hour.
3. Number of New Temporary Foreign Workers Allowed to Work in Canada : About 180,000 per year. That means an average of 493 enter Canada every day. In 2011, around 300,000 Temporary Foreign Workers (new ones + ones already here) worked in Canada.
4. Number of People Making Refugee Claims In Canada Every Year : An average of 30,000. That's an average of 82 per day.