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(8) Demographic Factor
These points are set by the federal government to adjust the volume of annual immigration; 8 points are awarded in 1996
(9) Personal Suitability
These points are awarded based on a personal assessment of a Canadian visa officer; the points are based on adaptability, motivation, initiative, and resourcefulness; the purpose is to predict whether the applicant and family will be able to settle successfully in Canada
(10) Relative in Canada
5 points are awarded if the applicant has a brother, sister, mother, father, grandparent, aunt, uncle, niece, or nephew as a permanent resident or Canadian citizen living in Canada