News and Updates

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

Government of Canada invests in research on the settlement and integration of Syrian refugees, Government of Canada

Government of Canada invests in research on the settlement and integration of Syrian refugees, Government of Canada

September 8, 2016—Ottawa, Ontario—Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council The Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, the Honourable John McCallum, and...

Communities prepare to welcome Syrian refugees, Government of Canada

Communities prepare to welcome Syrian refugees, Government of Canada

September 6, 2016 – Ottawa, ON – Communities across Canada are gearing up to welcome Syrian refugees this fall as...

Immigration minister seeks ‘middle ground’ on temporary foreign workers, Edmonton Journal

Immigration minister seeks ‘middle ground’ on temporary foreign workers, Edmonton Journal

August 18, 2016 – The federal government must find a “middle ground” on the number of temporary foreign workers in...

Temporary public policy to facilitate the sponsorship of Syrian and Iraqi refugees by Groups of Five and Community Sponsors – renewal, Government of Canada

Temporary public policy to facilitate the sponsorship of Syrian and Iraqi refugees by Groups of Five and Community Sponsors – renewal, Government of Canada

Minister John McCallum issued a renewal of temporary public policy to facilitate sponsorship of Syrian and Iraqi refugees by Groups...

Canada’s immigration detention program to get $138M makeover, CBC News

Canada’s immigration detention program to get $138M makeover, CBC News

August 15, 2016 – Canada’s Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale has announced that the government will invest $138 million into...

John McCallum wants to ‘substantially increase’ immigration to fill Canada’s labour needs, CBC News

John McCallum wants to ‘substantially increase’ immigration to fill Canada’s labour needs, CBC News

August 12, 2016 – If Immigration Minister John McCallum gets his way, Canada will significantly increase immigration beyond its current record level as a way to fill...

Major changes to Canada’s immigration system expected in fall, says Minister John  McCallum, Mississauga News

Major changes to Canada’s immigration system expected in fall, says Minister John McCallum, Mississauga News

July 18, 2016 – The Trudeau government is ready to introduce changes to the current immigration system, minister of immigration,...

Immigration on the agenda as Minister McCallum visits the province of Newfoundland  and Labrador, Government of Canada

Immigration on the agenda as Minister McCallum visits the province of Newfoundland and Labrador, Government of Canada

July 7, 2016 – St. John’s, N.L. – John McCallum, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, was in St. John’s today to sign...

National conversation on immigration launched, Government of Canada

National conversation on immigration launched, Government of Canada

July 5, 2016—Ottawa, ON –The Government of Canada is asking Canadians about what they think immigration means for Canada, and how...

Mobilité Francophone to bring more newcomers to Francophone minority communities  outside of Quebec, Government of Canada

Mobilité Francophone to bring more newcomers to Francophone minority communities outside of Quebec, Government of Canada

June 1, 2016—Ottawa, ON – Starting today, Canadian employers hiring skilled French-speaking temporary workers from abroad who want to work in Francophone...