News and Updates

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

Liberals promise to bring Yazidi refugees to Canada within 4 months, CBC News

Liberals promise to bring Yazidi refugees to Canada within 4 months, CBC News

October 24, 2016 – The federal government is committing to take urgent steps to bring Yazidi refugees to Canada within...

Forward regulatory plan: 2016-2018, Government of Canada

Forward regulatory plan: 2016-2018, Government of Canada

A forward regulatory plan is a public list or description of anticipated regulatory changes or actions that a department intends...

Citizenship applications plummet as fees soar, Toronto Star

Citizenship applications plummet as fees soar, Toronto Star

October 12, 2016 – The number of immigrants applying for Canadian citizenship has plummeted for the second year in a...

Federal provincial territorial forum of Ministers responsible for Immigration meet to discuss future immigration planning, Government of Canada

Federal provincial territorial forum of Ministers responsible for Immigration meet to discuss future immigration planning, Government of Canada

October 12, 2016—Winnipeg, MB – Federal, provincial and territorial ministers responsible for immigration met today in Winnipeg to talk about...

Canada caught off guard by number of Syrian refugee children, says federal minister, CBC News

Canada caught off guard by number of Syrian refugee children, says federal minister, CBC News

October 12, 2016 – Canada’s federal immigration minister says the government was surprised by the number of Syrian refugee children...

Provinces want to ensure supports are in place for immigration boost, Maclean’s

Provinces want to ensure supports are in place for immigration boost, Maclean’s

October 12, 2016 – WINNIPEG – Discussions are ongoing about how to best accommodate and support a rising number of...

Canada’s population tops 36 million as immigrants, refugees swell numbers, CBC News

Canada’s population tops 36 million as immigrants, refugees swell numbers, CBC News

September 29, 2016 – A record number of immigrants and refugees arriving on Canadian shores helped push Canada’s official population...

Leniency period for Canada’s new Electronic Travel Authorization extended until November 9, Government of Canada

Leniency period for Canada’s new Electronic Travel Authorization extended until November 9, Government of Canada

September 20, 2016 – Ottawa, ON – To give travellers and airlines more time to prepare for changes when flying...

Canada, UNHCR & the Open Society Foundations Seek to Increase Refugee Resettlement through Private Sponsorship, Government of Canada

Canada, UNHCR & the Open Society Foundations Seek to Increase Refugee Resettlement through Private Sponsorship, Government of Canada

United Nations/New York City, September 19, 2016 – The Government of Canada, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, and...

Report: Temporary Foreign Worker Program – Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities

Report: Temporary Foreign Worker Program – Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities

View and read the Temporary Foreign Worker Program Report by the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development...