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

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Request for Proposals: Future Directions: Developing a Multi-Year CISSA-ACSEI Strategic Plan

June 17, 2021 – CISSA-ACSEI has released a request for proposals (RFP) “Future Directions: Developing a Multi-Year CISSA-ACSEI Strategic Plan”....

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Minister Mendicino launches plan to accelerate caregiver application processing; Government of Canada

News release Six thousand caregiver applications will be prioritized by the end of 2021; 1,500 by June 30, 2021 April...

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New pathway to permanent residency for over 90,000 essential temporary workers and international graduates; Government of Canada

News release April 14, 2021—Ottawa—Today, the Honourable Marco E. L. Mendicino, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, announced an innovative...

Canada expands efforts to welcome more Yazidi refugees and other survivors of Daesh – Government of Canada

Canada expands efforts to welcome more Yazidi refugees and other survivors of Daesh – Government of Canada

News release March 30, 2021—Ottawa—Over the past few years, the Government of Canada has kept its commitment to help Yazidi...

Government of Canada announces further measures to support international students

Government of Canada announces further measures to support international students

News release Ottawa, February 12, 2021—International students bring so much to Canada, contributing more than $21 billion annually to our...

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Government of Canada announces plan to support economic recovery through immigration – Government of Canada

News release October 30, 2020—Ottawa—The Honourable Marco Mendicino, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, tabled the 2021‒2023 Immigration Levels Plan...

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IRCC to launch expression of interest process for service delivery improvements projects – Government of Canada

News release October 7, 2020—Ottawa—As part of its commitment to deliver high quality settlement services to newcomers, Immigration, Refugees and...

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Government of Canada announces details for opening of 2020 Parents and Grandparents Program – Government of Canada

News release October 5, 2020—Ottawa—The Honourable Marco E. L. Mendicino, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, today announced details for...

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Government introduces new border measures to protect Canadian public health, provides update on travel restrictions – Government of Canada

News release October 2, 2020—Ottawa—Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Minister Marco E. L. Mendicino, Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Minister Bill...

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IRCC speeding up processing for spousal applications – Government of Canada

News release September 24, 2020—Ottawa—Today, the Honourable Marco E. L. Mendicino, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, is announcing action...