"it's closer to the U.S. and most importantly you can easily sponsor your family members"
Canada is going to be a third world country within a couple of decades. Toronto is already little Africa, and Vancouver may as well be a satellite city of the Chinese government.
"Not much room for growth"
I wonder if he will still feel the same way after he gets to Canada and then discovers he's not allowed independent thought, and can get arrested for using the wrong pronouns?