Permanent residency backlog persists despite progress, AG report says

Peter Zimonjic, CBC News

A new report from the auditor general of Canada released Thursday warns that while progress has been made, the federal government must improve how it manages immigration programs to reduce permanent residency backlogs.


Auditor General Karen Hogan’s office audited eight permanent residency programs and found that despite efforts to reduce pandemic backlogs, most people applying for permanent residency were still waiting a long time for their applications to be processed.

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