A family immigrant is someone who was sponsored by a family member that is a citizen of Canada. If you live in Canada and are a citizen of Canada and you are 18 and above, you can sponsor your relatives to come to Canada under the Family Class. Relatives that can be sponsored are:
A Permanent Citizenship means that you are a citizen of that country.
In order to become a permanent Citizen in Canada, you need:
To be an adult 18 years or older and are a permanent resident in Canada to apply.
Someone who was a Canadian citizen who wants to get his/her citizenship back.
A Refugee is someone who immigrates to other countries to seek protection from fear of their country. Refugees are forced to flee their country. In Canada, we have refugee protection programs. there are two refugee protection programs available. one is,
- the Refugee and Humanitarian Resettlement Program, for people seeking protection from outside Canada;and
- the In-Canada Asylum Program for people making refugee protection claims from within Canada.
Sites Used for Immigration Trends
Birth and Death rate
The birth rate is measured by 1,000 persons in the population at midyear. This is also known as crude birth rate. Birth rate is the dominant factor in the rate of our population growth.
The death rate is the average number of deaths a year per 1,000 population at midyear. This is also known as crude death rate. Countries will eventually show a rise in the overall death rate for that year.
This is a birth rate chart
This is a death rate chart
Net migration is the combination of immigrants and emigrants. This is divided per 1,000 inhabitants. Positive net migration means that more people are immigrating to the country. Negative net migration means that more people are leaving the country.
Sites Used for Population Trends
The First Nations are Aboriginal people but are not Metis or Inuit. There are about 630 First Nations reserves in Canada mostly in Ontario and British Columbia. The total population of First Nations across is 850,000 people. The First Nations were some of the first people to live in Canada.