News and Updates

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

Canada to welcome those fleeing the war in Ukraine

News release March 3, 2022—Ottawa—Canada remains steadfast in support of Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity. Ukrainian immigrants have helped build...

New immigration plan to fill labour market shortages and grow Canada’s economy

News release February 14, 2022—Ottawa—Our immigration system has helped shape Canada into the country it is today – one that...

Launching a new online case status tracker for family class permanent residence applications

News release February 8, 2022—Ottawa—Canada needs immigration to drive our economy, help address labour shortages, and keep our communities thriving....

Modernizing Canada’s immigration system to support economic recovery and improve client experience

News release January 31, 2022 — Ottawa — Immigration is the engine of the Canadian economy, helping to address labour shortages...

Government of Canada invests $35 million to expand settlement services for newcomers in small towns and rural communities

News release January 17, 2022—Ottawa—Newcomers to Canada play a crucial role in the future of our country and contribute in...

Afghan human rights defenders arrive in Canada

News release January 11, 2022—Ottawa—For 2 decades, Canadians have worked side by side with Afghan nationals to improve security, democracy...

Canada welcomes the most immigrants in a single year in its history

News release Government reaches target of 401,000 new permanent residents in 2021 December 23, 2021—Ottawa—With the significant exception of Indigenous...

Permanent Atlantic Immigration Program to attract workers and drive economic growth

News release December 17, 2021—Ottawa—Immigration is vital to the future of communities across the country, and nowhere more so than...

Free replacement of travel and immigration documents for flood-affected British Columbia residents

News release December 16, 2021—Ottawa—Canadians everywhere have been watching with worry as the people of British Columbia keep facing extreme...

Minister Fraser welcomes home Afghan refugees arriving today

News release December 8, 2021—Halifax, Nova Scotia—As a founding member of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), which is a...