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Archived - Graphic: Strengthening Canadian Citizenship-Reducing Canada's Citizenship Backlog

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This graph shows how the Strengthening Canadian Citizenship Act would eliminate the citizenship applicant backlog by 2015-2016.

YearGrant Application InventoryGrant Application Inventory (no EAP funding or legislative change)Grant Application Inventory (status quo with EAP funding but without legislative change)Grant Application Inventory  (new decision-making model combined with funding)
2006/07 179,141      
2007/08 168,466      
2008/09 230,919      
2009/10 254,243      
2010/11 274,697      
2011/12 270,242      
2012/13 324,662      
2013/14 387,600 387,600 387,600 387,600
2014/15   454,700 438,700 327,700
2015/16   515,100 333,100 95,000
2016/17   579,200 229,200  
2017/18   646,100 159,100

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