The Trudeau government announced a new proposal in 2020 for the 2021-2023 Immigration Level Plan. The government is looking to bring in 1.2-million immigrants into Canada to help the economy recover from the pandemic. Najib Mangal, the Manager of Community Connections and Employment programs at Immigrant Services of Lethbridge Family Services, says he’s hopeful that the organization will be ready to help out these newcomers. The plan is focusing on economic growth, with 60% of admissions coming from the Economic Class.
After graduating from Mount Royal University in Calgary with a Broadcasting Diploma, Micah made the trek down to Lethbridge to work for Bridge City News. He has previously worked at City TV Calgary on the Breakfast Television morning show. He looks forward to connecting with this community, and reaching a new audience. Micah has a passion for interviewing and finding out why people think the way they do. You’ll often find him pursuing local feature stories and hard news.