News and Updates

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

Canada lowers citizenship fee for minors applying on their own, CTV News

Canada lowers citizenship fee for minors applying on their own, CTV News

OTTAWA – The federal government has lowered the processing fees for minors applying for Canadian citizenship on their own from...

Immigration Department makes major headway on spousal sponsorship backlog, The Star

Immigration Department makes major headway on spousal sponsorship backlog, The Star

February 14, 2018 – Immigration Canada has worked hard to play Cupid in the past year by reuniting Canadians with...

Government of Canada strengthens fairness of the citizenship revocation process

Government of Canada strengthens fairness of the citizenship revocation process

OTTAWA, Feb. 5, 2018 /CNW/ – The Government does not take the revocation of citizenship lightly, and is committed to integrating enhanced fairness...

Federal government continues to make family reunification a priority, Government of Canada

Federal government continues to make family reunification a priority, Government of Canada

Processing surge puts Government on track to largely eliminate Live-in Caregiver Program backlog by end of 2018 December 3, 2017—...

Canada, Ontario to cooperate on maximizing the benefits of immigration, Government of Canada

Canada, Ontario to cooperate on maximizing the benefits of immigration, Government of Canada

Canada-Ontario Immigration Agreement creates a framework to attract, select and support skilled newcomers November 24, 2017 – Toronto, ON –...

Canada to admit 340,000 immigrants a year by 2020, CTV News

Canada to admit 340,000 immigrants a year by 2020, CTV News

OTTAWA — Immigration to Canada is set to increase over the next three years to 340,000 people a year by...

Expanded definition of dependent children will help more families stay together in Canada, Government of Canada

Expanded definition of dependent children will help more families stay together in Canada, Government of Canada

October 27, 2017 – Ottawa, ON – The Government of Canada has changed the definition of the age of dependants from...

Immigration and ethnocultural diversity: Key results from the 2016 Census, Statistics Canada

Immigration and ethnocultural diversity: Key results from the 2016 Census, Statistics Canada

Today, Statistics Canada is releasing results from the 2016 Census which provide a new national statistical portrait of immigration and ethnocultural diversity...

Ad Hoc Intergovernmental Task Force on Irregular Migration meet to discuss latest developments in addressing the influx of asylum seekers entering Canada, Government of Canada

Ad Hoc Intergovernmental Task Force on Irregular Migration meet to discuss latest developments in addressing the influx of asylum seekers entering Canada, Government of Canada

Members of the Ad Hoc Intergovernmental Task Force on Irregular Migration met yesterday to discuss latest developments in addressing the...

CISSA-ACSEI releases response to Immigration, Refugee and Citizenship Minister Hussen’s National Consultation on Immigration Levels

CISSA-ACSEI releases response to Immigration, Refugee and Citizenship Minister Hussen’s National Consultation on Immigration Levels

October 5, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CISSA-ACSEI releases response to Immigration, Refugee and Citizenship Minister Hussen’s National Consultation on Immigration...