2012 Low Income cut-off for Canada Sponsorship of parent and Grandparents

For the Federal Government, the 2012 Low Income cut-off for Canada Sponsorship of parents and grandparents:

Effective from January 1 to December 31 2012

Low Income Cut-Off (LICO)
Size of Family Unit    Minimum necessary income
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1 person (the sponsor)    $22,637
2 persons    $28,182
3 persons    $34,646
4 persons    $42,065
5 persons    $47,710
6 persons    $53,808
7 persons    $59,907
More than 7 persons, for each additional person, add    $6,099

about more detail please read cic official site.