Canada has been given the prestigious ranking of being the top nation in the world for its Canada immigration policies and the environment set for investment. This ranking was given by the 2021 Anholt-Ipsos NBI (Nation Brands Index).
In the years before 2021, Canada had ranked third in the overall rankings of NBI. In 2021, Canada made a move to the second spot behind Germany when 60 countries were surveyed.
Among many factors, Canada came first in factors such as people, governance, investment, and Canada immigration. The country maintained steady rankings on factors like culture, tourism, and exports. All these contributed to the top position Canada earned on the NBI rankings 2021.
Canada immigration has always been Canada’s key activity that was to help the country to make economic recovery from the crisis presented by the COVID-19 pandemic. The country is confident that by the end of 2021, it will attain its ambitious target of 401,000 for the year.
In the longer plans for immigration, Canada has set a goal of having 1.2 million new immigrants by the end of 2023. Towards achieving this, Canada immigration levels plan for 2022 has been set to 411,000 newcomers and 421,000 newcomers for 2023.
Canada has been successful in surviving the fourth wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. With high vaccination rates and the implementation of vaccine passports, the country is on track, moving towards the pre-pandemic situation.
With stringent measures, including vaccination, to ensure the prevention of the spread of the pandemic, people have become more confident and have started to move out of their homes and do shopping. This is breathing new life into the dormant business scene. The entrepreneurs and businesses are positively hoping that commerce will regain its footing and will get exceptionally better in the near future.
Any foreign entrepreneur willing to take advantage of the progress Canada’s economy is about to make should go ahead applying for a Canada Startup visa or a Canada PR visa. In fact, the 2021 Global Start-up Ecosystem Index Report has placed Canada at fourth position on a global scale.
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