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Immigration Matters

<b>Opinion:</b>  Permanent residents pay taxes but can’t vote

Opinion: Permanent residents pay taxes but can’t vote

North Bay is ahead of the curve on permanent resident voting rights
<b>Opinion</b> Politicians increasingly vocal on immigration

Opinion Politicians increasingly vocal on immigration

'We may have men of Italian heritage at all three political levels'
<b>Opinion:</b> Don Curry, Canadians are not getting old—they are old

Opinion: Don Curry, Canadians are not getting old—they are old

'There is no question that immigration levels must remain high, with an annual intake above one per cent of our population, or higher'
<b>Opinion:</b> Don Curry, Immigration fraud continues to be a common and serious crime

Opinion: Don Curry, Immigration fraud continues to be a common and serious crime

'The site had my full name and RCIC identification number, but nothing it said about me was true'
<b>Opinion:</b> Don Curry, Federal government increases immigration targets due to pandemic

Opinion: Don Curry, Federal government increases immigration targets due to pandemic

The target for 2022 has jumped from the previous 411,000 number to 431,645
<b>Opinion:</b> Don Curry, This year should be another record year for immigration

Opinion: Don Curry, This year should be another record year for immigration

The federal government has bumped its target again for 2022, up from 401,000 last year to 411,000 for 2022 and 421,000 for 2023
<b>Opinion:</b> We need to triple our Canadian population

Opinion: We need to triple our Canadian population

North Bay’s median age is 43, two years older than Canada’s
<b>Opinion:</b> Don Curry, Immigrants over-represented in 'essential' jobs during COVID

Opinion: Don Curry, Immigrants over-represented in 'essential' jobs during COVID

The challenge is to ensure those jobs are at a level appropriate to their education and experience
<b>Opinion:</b> Don Curry, PM wants immigration pilot expanded

Opinion: Don Curry, PM wants immigration pilot expanded

Health care, information technology, financial services, childcare and service industry professionals from all over the world are settling in North Bay and filling jobs in demand
<b>Opinion:</b> Doug Ford shows he's stuck in the 1950s

Opinion: Doug Ford shows he's stuck in the 1950s

"Collect the dole?" Straight from the 1950s