News and Updates

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

Report: Temporary Foreign Worker Program – Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities

Report: Temporary Foreign Worker Program – Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities

View and read the Temporary Foreign Worker Program Report by the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development...

Report calls for further review of TFW Program, iPolitics

Report calls for further review of TFW Program, iPolitics

September 19, 2016 – The federal government should do away with a controversial four-year-in, four-year- out rule that mandates temporary...

Minister Goodale Announces Stakeholder Roundtables on Canada’s New National Immigration Detention Framework, Market Wired

Minister Goodale Announces Stakeholder Roundtables on Canada’s New National Immigration Detention Framework, Market Wired

September 15, 2016 – The Government of Canada is committed to creating a better, fairer immigration detention system with a...

Canadians want to boost immigration, McCallum says after consultations, The Globe and Mail

Canadians want to boost immigration, McCallum says after consultations, The Globe and Mail

The Liberal government will announce Canada’s new immigration targets in November and the minister in charge said most people are...

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...