Immigration not helping the economy

Dumping 250,000 foreigners into the labour market a year is not helping the economy, writes Sean Murray

Canada’s immigration needs are different from what they were 120 years ago.

We do not need a lot of immigrants to farm the prairies and build roads today.

Dumping 250,000 foreigners into the labour market a year is not helping the economy and is straining our housing market.

The solution is obvious: reduce immigration.

I recommend about 15,000 immigrants a year, primarily nurses and doctors.

Sean Murray, Victoria