B.C.’s Eby frustrated at Quebec immigration money ‘at the expense’ of Western Canada

The Canadian Press Federal immigration money is being “showered down” on Ontario and Quebec “at the expense” of Western Canada, British Columbia Premier David Eby said. Eby told a news conference to mark the end of the annual Western Premiers’ Conference on Monday that Ottawa’s offer of $750 million to Quebec to help pay for a surge in temporary residents there is frustrating, and B.C. should also get a share. Eby said there are 10,000 people coming to British Columbia every 37 days, refugees have to stay in homeless shelters and international students don’t have support. “And so to see a single-province agreement with Quebec, is an underlining of a sense of frustration that I heard around the table,” he said. “I won’t put this on anyone else, but I’ll…

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