Canada’s millionaire migrants, model minorities and mega-donations

Krishan Mehta

In 2016, 82,000 millionaires moved from one country to another, according to a recent report by a South African market research firm. What resources are they bringing with them?

To what extent are they maintaining their connections back home? Are they here to stay?

In 2016, over 10 per cent of millionaire migrants settled in cities like Toronto, Vancouver and Montreal, making Canada an ideal setting to explore how resource-rich newcomers are transforming the charitable sector.

‘Canada has looked to immigration to satisfy its economic and global trade aspirationsfrom the first moment Europeans set foot on these lands.’

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