Canada new Immigration Minister Marc Miller replaces Sean Fraser

Canada new Immigration Minister Marc Miller replaces Sean Fraser

Canada new Immigration Minister, Marc Miller, is the previous Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations of Canada. On 26th July, Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced some drastic changes to his cabinet of ministers. With the new minister in power, it is likely that no bigger changes would occur. So if your question is what is canada immigration levels plan 2023-2025  and if it will change, then you should know that the plan to invite around 1.5 million immigrants till 2025 will remain the same. 

Marc Miller was born and raised in Montreal. From the Université de Montréal, he pursued two degrees in Political Science, and then he got his law degree from McGill University. Before this, he was a lawyer and also served in the Canadian Armed Forces. In 2015, he finally entered the Parliament of Canada. 

Canada New Immigration Minister Marc Miller 

The department of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada will now be headed by newly appointed Marc Miller. He used to be the Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations but when the Canadian Prime Minister shuffled up his cabinet of ministers on the early morning of 26th July, Marc Miller was announced as the new Immigration Minister. 

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The former Immigration Minister Sean Fraser is now Canada’s Minister of Housing, Infrastructure and Communities. 

Why did Canada PM Shuffled his Cabinet of Ministers? 

A cabinet is actually a body of ministers that the Prime Minister of Canada appoints. These ministers are responsible for a number of tasks such as communicating the prioritized policies of the government. 

It is usual for Canadian Prime Ministers to shuffle their ministers’ cabinet for a number of reasons. One of the reasons is to give opportunities to new faces and let them bring some necessary changes. Other reasons are to replace those who are not performing adequately, and give the government a chance to improve their policies. Another reason why the PMs shuffle their cabinets every two years or so to promote those ministers who are performing well. 

Sean Fraser was appointed as the Immigration Minister during the last shuffle which happened in October of 2021. As the new Immigration Minister, Marc Miller will be responsible for varied services such as immigration services, passport services, temporary residents, etc. 

Will There be Drastic Changes in the Immigration Policies?

The Immigration Plans will continue to be the same as before. Canada is still planning on inviting 465,000 immigrants this year, 485,000 in 2024 and 500,000 in 2025. Moreover, there will still be regular Express Entry draws, and the Category based Express Entry will continue to come as planned. 

The high immigration targets will likely aid Canada in battling labor shortages. Moreover, these immigrant would help in the growth of the Canadian economy. 

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Niyati Chaurasia

Niyati Chaurasia

Niyati’s specialty lies in Canadian immigration matters along with crafting helpful, user-oriented content.

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