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Nov. 2, 2023
Some foreign nationals leave Gaza amid war, the feds share immigration targets for the next few years, and Pierre Poilievre wants a ‘carbon tax election.’
Here’s what you need to know to start your day:
1. Some foreign nationals leave Gaza: Canada was excluded from a list of countries of foreign nationals allowed to leave the war-torn Gaza Strip(opens in a new tab) through the Rafah border crossing on Wednesday, but the federal government says it expects the flow of foreign nationals leaving the Palestinian territory to continue in the coming days.
2. Immigration targets: The federal government has shared its immigration levels plan for the next few years, with an aim to level out the number of new permanent residents(opens in a new tab) to Canada in 2026.
3. A ‘carbon tax election’: Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre is pushing for a carbon-price carve-out on all forms of home heating until Canadians can have their say in “a carbon tax election,” a fight that the Liberal government says it’s ready to take on(opens in a new tab).