News and Updates

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

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CHEO will create a National Navigator Network to help newcomers; Government of Canada

May 30, 2019—Ottawa, ON—Canada is actively working with many partners to improve the accessibility and quality of settlement services delivered...

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Proposed change to the Oath of Citizenship; Government of Canada

To recognize rights of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples May 28, 2019 – Ottawa – The Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Immigration,...

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Canada takes action on fraudulent immigration consultations; Government of Canada

New measures to help protect vulnerable people May 24, 2019—Brampton, ON – Canada is taking decisive action to hold immigration and...

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Canada ends Designated Country of Origin practice; Government of Canada

Canada removes all countries from the designated country of origin list May 17, 2019—Ottawa, ON—The Government of Canada is committed...

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New Atlantic Immigration Pilot change will help newcomers feel at home; Government of Canada

New Atlantic Immigration Pilot change will help newcomers feel at home May 8, 2019—Halifax, NS – The Atlantic Immigration Pilot...

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Canada celebrates 40 years of the refugee sponsorship program; Government of Canada

Canada celebrates 40 years of the refugee sponsorship program From: Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada News release More than 327,000 refugees...

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Minister Blair reinforces mutual cooperation on border issues during trip to U.S.; Government of Canada

Minister Blair reinforces mutual cooperation on border issues during trip to U.S. From: Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada News release March...

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Reopening an office in Charlottetown; Government of Canada

News release Services coming home to newcomers in Prince Edward Island March 6, 2019 – Charlottetown, PEI – Newcomers in Prince...

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Caregivers will now have access to new pathways to permanent residence; Government of Canada

News release Launching 2 new 5-year caregiver immigration pilot programs February 23, 2019—Toronto, ON– Caregivers will soon have access to...

IRCC Launches National Call for Proposals for Newcomer Programming; Government of Canada

IRCC Launches National Call for Proposals for Newcomer Programming; Government of Canada

Process will determine Settlement Program and Resettlement Assistance Program services across Canada for up to 5 years February 18, 2019—Ottawa,...