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

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Minister Mendicino announces changes to facilitate online learning for international students – Government of Canada

News release July 14, 2020—Ottawa—International students make immense cultural and social contributions to Canada, and generate more than $21 billion in...

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Citizenship change benefits couples with fertility issues and same-sex couples – Government of Canada

News release July 9, 2020—Ottawa—Canadian families are as diverse as Canadians themselves, and everyone deserves the same rights and opportunities,...

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Government announces help for employers to meet their labour needs – Government of Canada

Government announces help for employers to meet their labour needs From: Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada News release Process launched today...

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Removing barriers for international students working in essential services to fight COVID-19 – Government of Canada

News release Temporary rule change aimed at helping health-care facilities, other workplaces under pressure April 22, 2020—Ottawa—To help battle the COVID-19...

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How the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is affecting immigration, refugees, citizenship and passport services

To manage the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), the Prime Minister announced travel restrictions that will limit travel to...

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Canada provides update on exemptions to travel restrictions to protect Canadians and support the economy – Government of Canada

News release Revised on March 27, 2020 March 20, 2020—Ottawa—The Government of Canada is providing an update on travel restrictions...

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Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) – Government of Canada

The Government of Canada has created a website that includes the current outbreak information, health, financial and economic supports. For...

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Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Program delivery instructions – Government of Canada

The Government of Canada has released program delivery instructions inform IRCC and Canada Border Services Agency staff on the procedures...

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News Release: Canada announces plan to continue growing the economy and creating middle class jobs through responsible increases in newcomers – Government of Canada

News release March 12, 2020—Ottawa—Today the Honourable Marco Mendicino, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, tabled the 2020‒2022 Immigration Levels...

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News Release: Oath of Citizenship bill tables in Parliament

News release Proposed change will recognize rights of First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples February 18, 2020 – Ottawa –...