The latest round of invitation was issued on Feb 21, 2018.
The Canadian Liberal government has committed to admit over 1 million skilled workers to Canada.
In a report published in the Globe and Mail last year, "The plan is to bring in 310,000 new permanent residents in 2018, 330,000 in 2019 and 340,000 in 2020 – an increase from the Liberal government's trend the past two years of 300,000 immigrants."
Federal Minister Immigration, Ahmed Hussein told the Globe and Mail, "If we are going to be able to keep our commitments for health care and pensions and all our social programs and to continue to grow our economy and meet our labour market needs in the decades to come, we must respond to this clear demographic challenge."
Here is a link to the news article:
Globe and Mail
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