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Work begins for Immigration Advisory Council

manitoba legislativeTwenty Manitobans have been appointed to a new advisory council on immigration to recommend improvements to current immigration policies and programs, Advanced Education, Skills and Immigration Minister Jon Reyes and Immigration Advisory Council co-chair Lloyd Axworthy announced on March 28, 2022.

“As we recover from the pandemic, we need to encourage economic growth, invest in education, training and job creation and support investment, and immigration is one part of this bold plan,” said Reyes.

The Immigration Advisory Council, co-chaired by the minister and Lloyd Axworthy, will be reviewing the entire continuum of immigration, from promoting immigration to retaining newcomers and work will begin immediately with a final report to be provided by the end of the year, noted Reyes.