By CIC News |

Canada’s July 2020 permanent resident intake fell by 63 per cent compared with last July.

Canada welcomed 13,645 new permanent residents in July 2020.

This was an extremely low figure considering that July is one of the busiest months for Canadian immigration.

On a year-over-year basis, Canada’s July 2020 permanent residence (PR) intake fell by 63 per cent compared with July 2019.

Last July was the busiest month for Canadian immigration in 2019. That month, Canada welcomed 36,615 new permanent residents.

Canada usually welcomes some of its highest levels of new immigrants each July. This is due to immigrants moving to Canada during the warm summer months, and to enroll their children in school before the academic year starts across Canada in late-August and early September.

Canada’s July 2020 intake was also lower than the 19,200 immigrants Canada welcomed in June of this year.

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