News and Updates

The latest news and announcements on immigration, resettlement and settlement in Canada

New federal immigration program to support middle class jobs in rural and northern communities – Government of Canada

New federal immigration program to support middle class jobs in rural and northern communities – Government of Canada

OTTAWA, Jan. 24, 2019 /CNW/ – The Government of Canada is committed to supporting immigration strategies that will enable smaller communities to enhance their economic,...

New and improved intake process for sponsorship of parents and grandparents to launch on January 28, 2019 – Government of Canada

New and improved intake process for sponsorship of parents and grandparents to launch on January 28, 2019 – Government of Canada

OTTAWA, Jan. 11, 2019 /CNW/ – Today, the Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, the Honourable Ahmed Hussen, announced the Parents and Grandparents (PGP)...

Supporting Visible Minority Newcomer Women – Government of Canada

Supporting Visible Minority Newcomer Women – Government of Canada

News release New pilot to address multiple barriers to success for women in Canada’s job market December 5, 2018—Toronto, ON—Visible...

Immigration Minister announces key initiatives to promote Francophone immigration from pre-arrival to citizenship – Government of Canada

Immigration Minister announces key initiatives to promote Francophone immigration from pre-arrival to citizenship – Government of Canada

News release November 7, 2018 — Ottawa, ON — Promoting Francophone immigration is a priority for the Government of Canada. As...

Businesses and communities across Canada to benefit from increased immigration – Government of Canada

Businesses and communities across Canada to benefit from increased immigration – Government of Canada

News release October 31, 2018—Ottawa, ON—Today, the Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, announced the new multi-year...

More Families to Reunite in Canada; CNW

More Families to Reunite in Canada; CNW

Government of Canada to improve application intake system and accept more sponsorship applications for parents and grandparents SURREY, BC, Aug....

A new way forward for some immigration application processing times; Government of Canada

A new way forward for some immigration application processing times; Government of Canada

Ottawa, August 9, 2018 – At Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), we know that applying to immigrate to Canada...

Canada expands its biometrics screening program; Government of Canada

Canada expands its biometrics screening program; Government of Canada

July 30, 2018 – Ottawa, ON – The Government of Canada is committed to the safety and security of all...

Government of Canada providing assistance to Toronto for asylum seeker housing; Government of Canada

Government of Canada providing assistance to Toronto for asylum seeker housing; Government of Canada

July 16, 2018 – Ottawa, ON – Building on previous commitments to support Toronto and other municipalities facing temporary housing...

Policy Hub created to better support Francophone immigration outside of Quebec, CNW

Policy Hub created to better support Francophone immigration outside of Quebec, CNW

OTTAWA, June 11, 2018 /CNW/ – The Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship was joined today by...