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Feb 25, 2016, 10:47 ET Minister McCallum to repeal parts of C-24

OTTAWA, Feb. 25, 2016 /CNW/ - Today, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Minister John McCallum introduced legislation to amend the Citizenship Act, providing greater flexibility for applicants...


Feb 24, 2016, 15:34 ET Minister McCallum to outline proposed changes to Citizenship Act

OTTAWA, Feb. 24, 2016 /CNW/ - The Honourable John McCallum, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, will make an announcement regarding proposed amendments to the Citizenship Act. Date:...


Feb 24, 2016, 11:17 ET Three new communities to resettle government-assisted refugees

OTTAWA, Feb. 24, 2016 /CNW/ - Organizations in Leamington, Ontario, Peterborough, Ontario and Brooks, Alberta are stepping up to play a stronger role in resettling refugees in Canada. The New...


Feb 18, 2016, 12:41 ET Restoring Fairness to the Interim Federal Health Program

OTTAWA, Feb. 18, 2016 /CNW/ - All refugees and asylum claimants will soon benefit from full health-care coverage through a restored Interim Federal Health Program, the Minister of Immigration,...


Feb 18, 2016, 08:35 ET Media advisory - Minister McCallum and Minister Philpott to hold media availability

OTTAWA, Feb. 18, 2016 /CNW/ - The Honourable John McCallum, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, and the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Health, will be available to media in the...


Feb 08, 2016, 17:51 ET Sydney, Nova Scotia on track to welcome Syrian refugees

OTTAWA, Feb. 8, 2016 /CNW/ - The community of Sydney has come forward as an early adopter of a process that was formally announced last week.The Government of Canada has been working with provinces...


Feb 05, 2016, 18:03 ET Nationals of Haiti and Zimbabwe given an additional six months to apply for permanent residence in Canada

OTTAWA, Feb. 5, 2016 /CNW/ - The Honourable John McCallum, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship and the Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness...


Feb 05, 2016, 15:38 ET Communities across Canada invited to apply to show how they can welcome and support Government-Assisted Refugees

OTTAWA, Feb. 5, 2016 /CNW/ - In response to the Government of Canada's commitment to welcome 25,000 Syrian refugees, many municipalities have expressed an interest in welcoming Government-Assisted...


Feb 05, 2016, 14:00 ET City of Victoria named as new destination community under the Resettlement Assistance Program

OTTAWA, Feb. 5, 2016 /CNW/ - Following the meeting of Big City Mayors, Minister McCallum announced the Inter-Cultural Association of Greater Victoria as the first successful applicant under the...


Feb 03, 2016, 08:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Minister McCallum to provide update on Canada's plan to resettle Syrian refugees/

OTTAWA, Feb. 2, 2016 /CNW/ - The Honourable John McCallum, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship will provide an update on Canada's plan to resettle 25,000 Syrian refugees. A...


Feb 02, 2016, 16:55 ET Media Advisory - Minister McCallum to provide update on Canada's plan to resettle Syrian refugees

OTTAWA, Feb. 2, 2016 /CNW/ - The Honourable John McCallum, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship will provide an update on Canada's plan to resettle 25,000 Syrian refugees. A...


Jan 26, 2016, 13:56 ET Canada announces the Syrian Family Links initiative - Bringing Syrian refugees and sponsors together

OTTAWA, Jan. 26, 2016 /CNW/ - Today, Syrian Family Links was launched to help connect Syrian refugees abroad with private Canadian sponsors through the help of the refugee's family in Canada. Through ...


Jan 21, 2016, 07:30 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Government Officials to Update on Canada's Plan to Resettle Syrian Refugees/

OTTAWA, Jan. 20, 2016 /CNW/ - Departmental officials from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada will provide an update on Canada's plan to resettle 25,000 Syrian refugees. Mr. Carl Nicholson,...


Jan 20, 2016, 16:48 ET Media Advisory - Government Officials to Update on Canada's Plan to Resettle Syrian Refugees

OTTAWA, Jan. 20, 2016 /CNW/ - Departmental officials from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada will provide an update on Canada's plan to resettle 25,000 Syrian refugees. Mr. Carl Nicholson,...


Jan 17, 2016, 08:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Minister McCallum and MP Lockhart to attend "Welcoming Syrian Families to Hampton" event/

SAINT JOHN, NB, Jan. 16, 2016 /CNW/ - The Honourable John McCallum, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship and Alaina Lockhart, Member of Parliament for Fundy Royal, will join the Hampton...


Jan 16, 2016, 17:33 ET Media Advisory - Minister McCallum and MP Lockhart to attend "Welcoming Syrian Families to Hampton" event

SAINT JOHN, NB, Jan. 16, 2016 /CNW/ - The Honourable John McCallum, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship and Alaina Lockhart, Member of Parliament for Fundy Royal, will join the Hampton...


Jan 13, 2016, 09:56 ET Canada has welcomed its first 10,000 Syrian refugees

OTTAWA, Jan. 13, 2016 /CNW/ - A significant milestone was reached late yesterday evening. Canada has now welcomed more than 10,000 Syrian refugees to our country as part of the #WelcomeRefugees...


Jan 13, 2016, 09:30 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Minister McCallum Available to Media/

OTTAWA, Jan. 12, 2016 /CNW/ - The Honourable John McCallum, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, will be available to media in the Foyer of the House of Commons prior to the meeting of...


Jan 12, 2016, 17:17 ET Media Advisory - Minister McCallum Available to Media

OTTAWA, ON, Jan. 12, 2016 /CNW/ - The Honourable John McCallum, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, will be available to media in the Foyer of the House of Commons prior to the meeting ...


Jan 09, 2016, 15:33 ET Media Advisory - Minister McCallum to provide comment

MARKHAM, ON, Jan. 9, 2016 /CNW/ - The Honourable John McCallum, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship will be available to media to comment following a disturbing event last night in...


Dec 31, 2015, 07:30 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Minister McCallum and Minister Philpott to provide update on Canada's plan to resettle Syrian refugees/

MISSISSAUGA, ON , Dec. 30, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable John McCallum, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship and The Honourable Jane Philpott, Chair of the Cabinet Ad Hoc Committee on...


Dec 30, 2015, 17:04 ET Media Advisory - Minister McCallum and Minister Philpott to provide update on Canada's plan to resettle Syrian refugees

MISSISSAUGA, ON , Dec. 30, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable John McCallum, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship and The Honourable Jane Philpott, Chair of the Cabinet Ad Hoc Committee on...


Dec 23, 2015, 07:30 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Minister McCallum to provide update on Canada's plan to resettle Syrian refugees following his trip to Lebanon and Jordan/

OTTAWA, Dec. 22, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable John McCallum, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship will provide an update on Canada's plan to resettle 25,000 Syrian refugees following his...


Dec 22, 2015, 17:58 ET Media Advisory - Minister McCallum to provide update on Canada's plan to resettle Syrian refugees following his trip to Lebanon and Jordan

OTTAWA, Dec. 22, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable John McCallum, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship will provide an update on Canada's plan to resettle 25,000 Syrian refugees following his...


Dec 20, 2015, 21:03 ET Minister McCallum visits Jordan for a second time since launch of #WelcomeRefugees initiative

OTTAWA, Dec. 20, 2015 /CNW/ - After a successful trip to Lebanon, the Honourable John McCallum, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, continued on to Jordan for a two day follow-up visit....