News and Updates

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

Liberal bill to reverse Conservative move to strip citizenships passes Senate, CBC News

Liberal bill to reverse Conservative move to strip citizenships passes Senate, CBC News

A Liberal bill that would make it easier for people to become Canadian citizens has passed the Senate, after over...

Government of Canada launches the Global Skills Strategy, Government of Canada

Government of Canada launches the Global Skills Strategy, Government of Canada

Fast application processing, enhanced customer service now available for companies June 12, 2017—Toronto, ON – When companies in Canada can...

Immigration minister orders review of Canada’s asylum claim system, CTV News

Immigration minister orders review of Canada’s asylum claim system, CTV News

OTTAWA — The federal immigration minister has ordered a review of the asylum process in Canada in a bid to...

Immigration minister announces changes to express entry program, CTV News

Immigration minister announces changes to express entry program, CTV News

The federal government has made some changes to the express entry immigration program, awarding more points to applicants who have...

Changes to Regulations Will See Age Increased for Dependent Child, Government of Canada

Changes to Regulations Will See Age Increased for Dependent Child, Government of Canada

May 3, 2017—Ottawa, ON – The Government of Canada has published regulatory changes to increase the maximum age of a...

Government of Canada Eliminates Conditional Permanent Residence for Spouses and Partners, Government of Canada

Government of Canada Eliminates Conditional Permanent Residence for Spouses and Partners, Government of Canada

April 28, 2017—Ottawa, ON – To uphold its commitment to family reunification and to support gender equality, the Government of...

Liberals repeal Conservative immigrant residency requirement targeting marriage fraud, CBC News

Liberals repeal Conservative immigrant residency requirement targeting marriage fraud, CBC News

The Liberal government is repealing a measure brought in by the Conservatives that required newcomers to live with their sponsoring...

Rapid Impact Evaluation of the Syrian Refugee Initiative, Government of Canada

Rapid Impact Evaluation of the Syrian Refugee Initiative, Government of Canada

Rapid Impact Evaluation of the Syrian Refugee Initiative A Rapid Impact Evaluation (RIE) was conducted by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship...

Budget 2017 helps newcomers get their credentials recognized and find jobs more quickly – Government of Canada

Budget 2017 helps newcomers get their credentials recognized and find jobs more quickly – Government of Canada

News Release From Employment and Social Development Canada Government of Canada helps newcomers put their skills to work in Canada...

Senate amends Liberal citizenship bill to allow court hearings in fraud cases, Toronto Star

Senate amends Liberal citizenship bill to allow court hearings in fraud cases, Toronto Star

Advocates for immigrants and civil liberties are hailing an amendment to the Citizenship Act passed by the Senate that would...