Julia Deans and John Tory

The early days of the Ontario election saw a polarized discussion about a single and relatively minor policy proposal related to immigration, as opposed to the broad, thoughtful debate we need, given the significance of immigration to province’s economic future.

Canadians are retiring earlier and our birth rate is dropping. By 2015, 100 per cent of Canada’s labour growth will come from new immigrants. They will fuel consumer market growth as well. We cannot sustain or expand Ontario’s economy without attracting and properly settling talented people from other countries.

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Reference: Globe and Mail

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