News and Updates

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

Federal government looks to AI in addressing issues with immigration system, The Globe and Mail

Federal government looks to AI in addressing issues with immigration system, The Globe and Mail

JUSTIN LING SPECIAL TO THE GLOBE AND MAIL PUBLISHED MAY 31, 2018 The Canadian government is hoping to use artificial...

Immigration Minister offers plan to modernize Safe Third Country Agreement, The Star

Immigration Minister offers plan to modernize Safe Third Country Agreement, The Star

By The Canadian Press Tues., May 29, 2018 OTTAWA—Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen says he has approached the American government with ideas...

Canada’s strategy to respond to Rohingya crisis, Government of Canada

Canada’s strategy to respond to Rohingya crisis, Government of Canada

The grave humanitarian and security crisis in Myanmar is a global tragedy, which has led more than 717,000 Rohingya to...

Minister Hussen announces the appointment of 10 citizenship judges, Government of Canada

Minister Hussen announces the appointment of 10 citizenship judges, Government of Canada

May 17, 2018 – Ottawa, ON – Canada’s Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, Ahmed Hussen, today announced the appointment of...

Canada and Portugal Sign New Youth Mobility Arrangement, Government of Canada

Canada and Portugal Sign New Youth Mobility Arrangement, Government of Canada

Memorandum of Understanding will give young Canadians the opportunity to live and work in Portugal through the International Experience Canada...

Canada-Ontario agreement maximizes the benefits of immigration, Government of Canada

Canada-Ontario agreement maximizes the benefits of immigration, Government of Canada

April 27, 2018 — Ottawa — Canada and Ontario are strengthening their partnership and collaboration to increase francophone immigration in support...

Government of Canada brings medical inadmissibility policy in line with inclusivity for persons with disabilities, Government of Canada, IRCC

Government of Canada brings medical inadmissibility policy in line with inclusivity for persons with disabilities, Government of Canada, IRCC

April 16, 2018 – Ottawa, ON – One of the Government of Canada’s priorities is to ensure greater accessibility and...

Canadians are invited to provide input on new regulations to expand Canada’s Biometrics Program, Government of Canada, IRCC

Canadians are invited to provide input on new regulations to expand Canada’s Biometrics Program, Government of Canada, IRCC

Canadians are invited to provide input on new regulations to expand Canada’s Biometrics Program April 6, 2018 – Ottawa, ON...

Ministers responsible for Immigration and the Canadian Francophonie announce joint Action Plan for Increasing Francophone Immigration, CNW

Ministers responsible for Immigration and the Canadian Francophonie announce joint Action Plan for Increasing Francophone Immigration, CNW

TORONTO, March 2, 2018 /CNW/ – Building on the momentum from the first Forum on Francophone Immigration in 2017 in New Brunswick, federal,...

Visa Application Centres to open around the world to assist travellers coming to Canada

Visa Application Centres to open around the world to assist travellers coming to Canada

The Government of Canada announces the winning bid for new Visa Application Centre contract OTTAWA, Feb. 23, 2018 /CNW/ – Visa Application Centres (VAC)...