I’ve been writing a big lately about the need for small provinces like New Brunswick to fight a little harder for at least its ‘share’ when it comes to big issues such as economic development funding, R&D funding, immigration, new programs to support net zero by 2050, etc. etc. etc.
One in five of Quebec's (50K) PR admissions for 2021 was family sponsorship. The provincial government approves this nominations but are these driven by personal connection not economic selection. Ontario's had almost 200K PR admission in 2021. Of the 118K economic category only 23K were via their PNP/PR pathway i.e., selected/"demanded" by the province. 36K others were family sponsorship and another 35K refugee and protected persons. Gotta drill down from those top line numbers to based an accurate story.