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May 17, 2019, 11:55 ET Government of Canada provides support to British Columbia to ease shelter pressures

OTTAWA, May 17, 2019 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada is committed to helping provinces adjust to pressures in delivering interim housing solutions. To assist British Columbia, the Government will...


May 17, 2019, 08:51 ET Canada ends the Designated Country of Origin practice

Canada removes all countries from the designated country of origin list OTTAWA, May 17, 2019 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada is committed to a well-managed asylum system that's fair, fast and final. ...


May 16, 2019, 13:28 ET Media advisory - New citizens score a chance to meet Canada Soccer's Women's National Team

TORONTO, May 16, 2019 /CNW/ - Canada will add 28 new citizens to its roster at a special citizenship ceremony at BMO Field hosted by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada and Canada Soccer....


May 16, 2019, 11:48 ET Media Advisory - Minister Hussen to visit his former school to talk about why Immigration Matters

HAMILTON, ON, May 16, 2019 /CNW/ - Minister Hussen will visit his former school and to speak to a student assembly about his immigration story, why Immigration Matters and the importance of strong...


May 09, 2019, 19:33 ET Additional support provided to ease Toronto shelter pressures

OTTAWA, May 9, 2019 /CNW/ - 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 ...


May 08, 2019, 05:35 ET Media Advisory - PS DeCourcey to make an announcement on Immigration in Atlantic Canada

HALIFAX, May 8, 2019 /CNW/ - On behalf of the Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, Matt DeCourcey, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Immigration,...


May 07, 2019, 14:55 ET Statement in response to the Auditor General of Canada's report on processing asylum claims

OTTAWA, May 7, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, the Honourable Bill Blair, Minister of Border Security and Organized Crime Reduction and...


Apr 17, 2019, 12:37 ET Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms Turns 37

Canada Welcomes 37 New Citizens in a Special Ceremony on the Hill OTTAWA, April 17, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, welcomed 37 new...


Apr 17, 2019, 06:35 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - The Honourable Ahmed Hussen to welcome 37 new citizens in a special citizenship ceremony celebrating the 37th

OTTAWA, April 16, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship will administer the Oath of Citizenship at a ceremony to celebrate the 37th anniversary...


Apr 16, 2019, 16:32 ET Media Advisory - The Honourable Ahmed Hussen to welcome 37 new citizens in a special citizenship ceremony celebrating the 37th anniversary of the

OTTAWA, April 16, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship will administer the Oath of Citizenship at a ceremony to celebrate the 37th anniversary...


Apr 10, 2019, 14:02 ET Canada strengthens regulation of immigration and citizenship consultants

OTTAWA, April 10, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, issued the following statement: "Our government is taking decisive action to hold...


Apr 09, 2019, 15:25 ET Canada celebrates 40 years of the refugee sponsorship program

More than 327,000 refugees have found safe haven in Canada OTTAWA, April 9, 2019 /CNW/ - Ottawa, ON – As Canada's Private Sponsorship of Refugees Program marks 40 years, Canadians are being...


Apr 05, 2019, 16:13 ET Helping the City of Ottawa ease shelter pressures

OTTAWA, April 5, 2019 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada is continuing to work collaboratively with provincial, territorial and municipal partners to help alleviate the pressures they are facing with...


Apr 05, 2019, 10:03 ET Media Advisory - MP Boissonnault available to media following meetings in Miami on irregular migration

MIAMI, April 5, 2019 /CNW/ - Randy Boissonnault, Member of Parliament for Edmonton Centre (Alberta) and Special Advisor to the Prime Minister on LGBTQ2 Issues, will provide a call-back opportunity to ...


Mar 17, 2019, 09:00 ET Minister Blair reinforces mutual cooperation on border issues during trip to U.S.

OTTAWA, March 17, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Bill Blair, Minister of Border Security and Organized Crime Reduction, concluded his trip to the United States. Minister Blair spoke with members of...


Mar 15, 2019, 12:22 ET The Seine River Region selected as a Welcoming Francophone Community

LORETTE, MB, March 15, 2019 /CNW/ - The Seine River Region has been selected as a Welcoming Francophone Community as part of Canada's Action Plan for Official Languages. Under the Welcoming...


Mar 13, 2019, 16:17 ET Media Advisory - Minister Hussen and PS Vandal to make announcement related to Francophone minority communities across Canada

LORETTE, MB, March 13, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, and Dan Vandal, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Indigenous Services and...


Mar 13, 2019, 14:10 ET Calgary selected as a Welcoming Francophone Community and Launch of the New Francophone Immigration Strategy

CALGARY, March 13, 2019 /CNW/ - Calgary has been selected as a Welcoming Francophone Community as part of Canada's Action Plan for Official Languages. Under the Welcoming Francophone Communities...


Mar 12, 2019, 15:26 ET Government announces 2,000 additional spaces under the Provincial Nominee Program

OTTAWA, March 12, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, delivered today on a commitment to expand pathways for temporary foreign workers by...


Mar 12, 2019, 12:28 ET Media Advisory - Special citizenship ceremony to be held at the University of Calgary

CALGARY, March 12, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship and the Institute for Canadian Citizenship (ICC) will welcome 47 new citizens during a...


Mar 12, 2019, 12:24 ET Media Advisory - Minister Hussen to make announcement related to Francophone minority communities across Canada

CALGARY, March 12, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, will be available to media to discuss an announcement regarding Francophone minority...


Mar 06, 2019, 12:32 ET RBC Royal Bank recognized for its work with newcomers to Canada

One of 3 Employer Awards given out by IRCC TORONTO, March 6, 2019 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada is recognizing RBC Royal Bank for its support of newcomers to Canada, including hiring newcomers,...


Mar 06, 2019, 12:30 ET Friesens Corporation recognized for its work with newcomers to Canada - One of 3 Employer Awards given out by IRCC

ALTONA, MB, March 6, 2019 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada is recognizing Friesens Corporation for its support of newcomers to Canada, including offering on-the-job skills and language training. The...


Mar 06, 2019, 12:29 ET Collège nordique francophone recognized for its work with newcomers to Canada

One of 3 Employer Awards given out by IRCC YELLOWKNIFE, March 6, 2019 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada is recognizing the Collège nordique francophone (CNF) for its support of newcomers to Canada,...


Mar 06, 2019, 09:16 ET Reopening an office in Charlottetown

Services coming home to newcomers in Prince Edward Island CHARLOTTETOWN, PEI, March 6, 2019 /CNW/ - Newcomers in Prince Edward Island will soon have access to citizenship, immigration and settlement...