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048: Maintaining Canadian Permanent Resident Status - Should I Stay or Should I Go with Carter Hoppe

Canadian Immigration Podcast

Release Date: 07/05/2017

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Each fall, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada releases their annual Immigration Levels Plan. Currently these levels are set at just over 300,000 for 2017. This sure seems like a lot of new immigrants. However, have you every really thought about how many actually stay in Canada after they arrive? This is the question Canadian Immigration lawyer Carter Hoppe and I discussed in Episode 10 of the Canadian Immigration Podcast. 

  

 

This is the second time Carter Hoppe has joined me on my Podcast. Previously, Carter and I discussed the various immigrant investor programs in Canada and abroad in Season 2 Episode 2. Carter did such an awesome job in that Episode, that I just had to have him back.

Carter is a Member of the Law Society of Upper Canada and practices out of his office in Dubai, UAE.  You can learn more about Carter’s background from the show notes in Season 2 Episode 2.

In this episode Cater and I discuss the effect the residency requirements have had on Canadian permanent residents who have not yet decided, or who may not yet be ready to centralize their mode of existence in Canada just yet. In other words, there are a fairly significant portion of those 300,000 newly landed PRs who may, for a number of reasons, choose not to remain in Canada.

So how does this fact impact on IRCC’s Annual Levels Plans?

Does IRCC even track this information?

So if you are an official within IRCC who has knowledge regarding the statistics for PRs who ultimately renounce or otherwise lose their PR status, we would love to get our hands on that data. You can send me an e-mail to mholthe@stringam.ca if you’d like to share it because I really do not want to have to file…yet another….ATIP request. 🙂

In this Episode Carter and I discussed the following:

  1. maintaining residence in Canada and another country;
  2. loss of PR status through informal breaches of residency obligations;
  3. loss of PR status through formal renunciation; and
  4. Canada’s Annual Levels Planning.
 

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