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  • Speaking notes for Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship: An announcement on the Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot
    Thank you, Mayor Provenzano. It’s great to be back in beautiful Sault Ste. Marie. It’s really a pleasure to be back here. I had a really productive visit last year, and I learned a lot about the economic priorities of northern Ontario, but especially beautiful Sault Ste. Marie. Read more »
  • Speaking notes for Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship: Launch of the Agri-food Immigration Pilot
    Thank you very much for having us here and thank you to Maple Leaf Foods for hosting us today. I want to take the opportunity to thank Rodger Cuzner, who couldn’t be here today. He’s the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour. Read more »
  • New Agri-Food Immigration Pilot
    July 12, 2019 – Mississauga – Canada is committed to attracting the best talent from around the world to fill skill shortages, drive local economies, and create and support middle-class jobs in communities across the country that will benefit all Canadians. Read more »
  • Agri-Food Immigration Pilot
    The Agri-Food Immigration Pilot will test a new, industry-specific approach to help address the labour needs of the Canadian agri-food sector, particularly in meat processing and mushroom production. Read more »
  • Association for New Canadians to receive funding to improve the lives of newcomers as they settle into their new communities
    Canada is supporting the Association for New Canadians to help newcomers better integrate into the community by improving employment services. Read more »
  • Vernon selected to participate in Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot
    July 6, 2019—Vernon, BC— Vernon is one of 11 rural and northern communities selected as part of the new Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot to invite newcomers to make this B.C. community their forever home. Read more »
  • Canada and Luxembourg Sign New Youth Mobility Arrangement
    The Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and Jean Asselborn, Luxembourg’s Minister of Foreign and European Affairs, today signed a new bilateral Youth Mobility Arrangement between Canada and Luxembourg. Read more »
  • Canada supports Francophone minority communities
    July 3, 2019 – Dieppe, N.B. – Canada is supporting 7 organizations across the country to provide official language training services for French-speaking newcomers choosing to settle in a Francophone minority community. Read more »
  • Organizations selected to deliver adapted language training
    In November 2018, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) launched an expression of interest process to solicit proposals from organizations able to deliver French and English language training to newcomers who declare French as their language of preference and want to make a Francophone minority community their new home. Read more »
  • Statement of the Honourable Ahmed Hussen in celebration of Canada Day
    Happy Canada Day! Across the country today, people from all walks of life join in celebration of Canada’s birthday. This may be the second-largest country in the world, but our sense of community and attachment feels more like a neighbourhood. We certainly saw this last month, when the Toronto Raptors won the NBA championship, unifying people all across the country. We love our geography, but we don’t let the enormity of it keep us apart. Read more »
  • Government of Canada helps Ottawa ease shelter pressures
    June 27, 2019 – Ottawa, ON – The Government of Canada is providing $10.1 million to help the City of Ottawa cover the costs incurred for temporary housing related to the influx of asylum claimants. This funding is in addition to the $7 million provided to the City of Ottawa in April 2019. Read more »
  • Celebrate Citizenship this Canada Day
    Each year, citizenship ceremonies take place across the country on Canada Day to welcome our newest Canadians. This year, 42 citizenship ceremonies will be held across Canada on July 1. Read more »
  • Canada funds the YMCA of Greater Saint John
    June 26, 2019—Saint John, NB—Canada is providing funding for the YMCA of Greater Saint John to help newcomers better integrate into the community by improving the accessibility and quality of settlement services. Read more »
  • Speaking notes for Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship: An announcement on Caregivers
    I'd like to begin by first acknowledging that we are on the traditional territory of the Mississaugas of the Credit and we thank them every day for allowing us to enjoy and settle in this land. Read more »
  • Immigration key to unlocking Canada’s future economic success
    June 24, 2019—Toronto, ON – Canada continues to move forward with a bold and long-term immigration plan to spearhead economic growth and support middle-class jobs from coast to coast to coast. Read more »
  • Ministers Hussen, Freeland and Monsef mark World Refugee Day
    Ottawa, June 20, 2019—The Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship; the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign Affairs; and the Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister of International Development and Minister for Women and Gender Equality, today issued the following statement:… Read more »
  • New Mobile Team to Support Immigrant Retention
    Immigrant Services Association of Nova Scotia helps businesses accommodate newcomers’ needs Read more »
  • Speaking notes for Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship: Improving gender inclusivity for our clients
    I also want to recognize my colleague, Randy Boissonnault, who has been tireless in his advocacy, advice and relentless pursuit of LGBTQ2 rights. I want to thank the reverend for hosting us here today. And I want to also give a special shout out to Chris Morrissey for her tireless efforts on behalf of this community for so many years. Read more »
  • Helping visa applicants apply the smart way
    The Government of Canada has launched an information campaign in India to help temporary resident visa applicants save their time and money, avoid falling victim to fraud and common immigration scams, and inform them about the best channel to use when applying for a Canadian visa. Read more »
  • Canada caring for caregivers
    Canada is caring for its caregivers by launching 2 new pilots that will help caregivers who come to this country make it their permanent home. Read more »
  • Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot Takes Off
    Eleven rural and northern communities have been selected as part of the new Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot to invite newcomers to make these communities their forever homes. Read more »
  • Second Anniversary of the Global Skills Strategy
    Ottawa, June 12, 2019 – The Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship; the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development; and the Honourable Patricia Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, today issued the following statement:… Read more »
  • Government of Canada provides Manitoba with support to ease shelter pressures
    The Government of Canada is committed to working together with provinces and municipalities to address the challenges that increased numbers of asylum claims and irregular migration can present. Read more »
  • Speaking notes for Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship: An announcement on the Visible Minority Newcomer Women Pilot
    Good morning, everyone. I want to begin by acknowledging that we are on the traditional territory of the Mississaugas of the Credit and the Haudenosaunee. My nephew told me a few weeks ago, he called me very excitedly and said, “this city will never be the same. The Toronto Raptors have made it to the finals.” I said, “no, wait until we win the championship.” He said, “no, it’s good enough that we made the finals.” It’s really good to see that game three resulted in our success and I’m so excited to be back here. Read more »
  • Yellowknife selected as 14th and final Welcoming Francophone Community
    Yellowknife has been selected as the 14th and final Welcoming Francophone Community as part of the Government of Canada’s Action Plan for Official Languages. Read more »
  • Canada to empower visible minority newcomer women
    Canada is making it easier for newcomer women to find a job by providing the support and services they need to succeed. This will help these women highlight their talents and experiences as they settle in Canada. Read more »
  • New partners selected to support visible minority newcomer women
    In December 2018, the government launched an expression of interest process as part of the Visible Minority Newcomer Women pilot to solicit proposals from new organizations. Twenty-two organizations from across Canada have been selected as part of this process, with one organization submitting two successful proposals. The government will provide up to $7.5 million in funding for these organizations over the next 2 years. Read more »
  • Hawkesbury selected as a Welcoming Francophone Community
    Hawkesbury has been selected as a Welcoming Francophone Community as part of the Government of Canada’s Action Plan for Official Languages. Read more »
  • Canada announces new initiative to support LGBTQ2 refugees
    Canada is introducing the Rainbow Refugee Assistance Partnership, which will support more Canadians in privately sponsoring LGBTQ2 refugees who are fleeing violence and persecution. Read more »
  • Hamilton selected as a Welcoming Francophone Community
    May 31, 2019 — Hamilton, ON — Hamilton has been selected as a Welcoming Francophone Community as part of the Government of Canada’s Action Plan for Official Languages. Under the Welcoming Francophone Communities initiative, a total of 14 communities across Canada will receive funding so they can create programs and activities to help French-speaking newcomers feel welcomed and integrated into Francophone minority communities. Read more »
  • Labrador City-Wabush selected as a Welcoming Francophone Community
    May 31, 2019 — Labrador City-Wabush, NL — Labrador City-Wabush has been selected as a Welcoming Francophone Community as part of the Government of Canada’s Action Plan for Official Languages. Under the Welcoming Francophone Communities initiative, a total of 14 communities across Canada will receive funding so they can create programs and activities to help French-speaking newcomers feel welcomed and integrated into Francophone minority communities. Read more »
  • Canada introduces new measures for vulnerable individuals
    Canada is taking action to help protect vulnerable workers, newcomers who face family abuse, and help newcomers sponsor family members that they didn’t initially declare. Read more »
  • CHEO will create a National Navigator Network to help newcomers
    May 30, 2019—Ottawa, ON—Canada is actively working with many partners to improve the accessibility and quality of settlement services delivered to newcomers across Canada. Settlement services help newcomers integrate into Canadian communities. The Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) is launching a new project focusing on breaking down barriers faced by newcomers. Read more »
  • The Oath of Citizenship
    Canadian citizenship legislation requires citizenship candidates 14 years or older to take the Oath of Citizenship on the day they become Canadian Read more »
  • Proposed change to the Oath of Citizenship
    May 28, 2019 – Ottawa – The Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, today introduced Bill C-99, An Act to amend the Citizenship Act, to change Canada’s Oath of Citizenship to include clear reference to the rights of Indigenous peoples. Read more »
  • Municipality of Clare selected as a Welcoming Francophone Community
    The municipality of Clare has been selected as a Welcoming Francophone Community as part of the Government of Canada’s Action Plan for Official Languages. Read more »
  • The Evangeline Region selected as a Welcoming Francophone Community
    May 27, 2019 — Evangeline, PEI — The Evangeline Region has been selected as a Welcoming Francophone Community as part of the Government of Canada’s Action Plan for Official Languages. Under the Welcoming Francophone Communities initiative, a total of 14 communities across Canada will receive funding so they can create programs and activities to help French-speaking newcomers feel welcomed and integrated into Francophone minority communities. Read more »
  • Canada takes action on fraudulent immigration consultants
    Canada takes action on fraudulent immigration consultants Read more »
  • Government changes will strengthen the regulation of immigration and citizenship consultants
    To help protect newcomers and applicants, Budget 2019 proposes $51.9 million over 5 years, and $10.1 million per year ongoing to improve oversight of immigration and citizenship consultants, to strengthen compliance and enforcement measures, and to support public awareness activities that will help protect vulnerable newcomers, applicants and ethical and professional consultants against fraudulent consultants. Read more »
  • Whitehorse selected as a Welcoming Francophone Community
    May 23, 2019 — Whitehorse, YT — Whitehorse has been selected as a Welcoming Francophone Community as part of the Government of Canada’s Action Plan for Official Languages. Read more »
  • MP Bagnell to make announcement related to Francophone minority communities across Canada 
    MP Bagnell to make announcement related to Francophone minority communities across Canada Whitehorse, YT – Larry Bagnell, Member of Parliament for Yukon will be available to media to discuss an announcement regarding Francophone minority communities across Canada. Read more »
  • Sudbury selected as a Welcoming Francophone Community
    Sudbury has been selected as a Welcoming Francophone Community as part of the Government of Canada’s Action Plan for Official Languages. Read more »
  • Haut-Saint-Jean selected as a Welcoming Francophone Community
    Haut-Saint-Jean has been selected as a Welcoming Francophone Community as part of the Government of Canada’s Action Plan for Official Languages. Read more »
  • Canada Soccer’s Women’s National Team welcomes new Canadians
    Canada Soccer hosted a special citizenship ceremony at BMO Field today, where Canada’s Women’s National Team welcomed 27 new citizens from 12 countries into the Canadian family. The Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, delivered the oath of citizenship and presented certificates to the new citizens. Also attending was Peter Montopoli, Canada Soccer’s General Secretary. Read more »
  • Canada ends the Designated Country of Origin practice
    May 17, 2019—Ottawa, ON—The Government of Canada is committed to a well-managed asylum system that’s fair, fast and final. Effective today, Canada is removing all countries from the designated country of origin (DCO) list, which effectively suspends the DCO policy, introduced in 2012, until it can be repealed through future legislative changes. Read more »
  • Government of Canada provides support to British Columbia to ease shelter pressures
    May 17, 2019 – Ottawa, ON – The Government of Canada is committed to helping provinces adjust to pressures in delivering interim housing solutions. To assist British Columbia, the Government will provide $6 million to address costs associated with temporary housing for asylum claimants. Read more »
  • Additional support provided to ease Toronto shelter pressures
    The Government of Canada remains committed to working collaboratively with provinces and municipalities to help deal with the pressures they face with respect to providing temporary housing to asylum claimants. Read more »
  • New Atlantic Immigration Pilot change will help newcomers feel at home
    May 8, 2019—Halifax, NS – The Atlantic Immigration Pilot is adding a new component to provide a better quality of life to skilled immigrants and their families, who came to Atlantic Canada to work by providing their spouses with intermediate skill level, such as food and beverage servers or long-haul truck drivers, an opportunity to apply for an open work permit. Read more »
  • Investing in Canada’s asylum system
    The Government of Canada is committed to ensuring that Canada is a place for those who genuinely need protection, while also safeguarding the integrity of our asylum system to make sure Canadians and newcomers continue to benefit from a world-class immigration system. Read more »
  • Deadline closes in less than one month for caregivers
    May 8, 2019—Ottawa, ON – Caregivers currently working in Canada are asked to take immediate action to apply to the Interim Pathway for Caregivers, as it closes on June 4, 2019. Read more »
  • Statement in response to the Auditor General of Canada’s report on processing asylum claims
    Ottawa, May 7, 2019 – The Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, the Honourable Bill Blair, Minister of Border Security and Organized Crime Reduction and the Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, today issued the following statement: Read more »
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