What People Are Saying About Ontario's Immigration Strategy
"Ontario's strategy reflects many of the well-researched ideas put forth by the Expert Roundtable on Immigration. It is clear that immigration is critical to the well-being of all Ontarians - to build the competitive, prosperous economy and vibrant communities we all want."
- Julia Deans, Chair, Ontario's Expert Roundtable on Immigration
"This immigration strategy acknowledges that investing in services at the front-end, as soon as immigrants arrive, will have significant long-term benefits, not only for immigrants and their families, but also for Canadian society as a whole."
- Debbie Douglas, Executive Director, Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants
"We have a growing skills gap in Ontario. One pillar of the Chamber's five-year agenda focuses on the need to build a 21st century workforce. The strategy will help plug the skills gap and build the 21st century workforce necessary to take advantage of new opportunities in the global economy."
- Allan O'Dette, President and CEO, Ontario Chamber of Commerce
"This immigration strategy acknowledges that Ontario's diverse communities contribute significantly to Ontario's prosperity. We each have a role to play in attracting and settling immigrants in Ontario."
- Léonie Tchatat, Executive Director, La Passerelle-Intégration et Développement Économique