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Jul 12, 2019, 11:36 ET New Agri-Food Immigration Pilot - Attracting workers to the agri-food sector across Canada

MISSISSAUGA, ON, July 12, 2019 /CNW/ - 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 ...


Jul 12, 2019, 06:35 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Minister Hussen and Parliamentary Secretary Cuzner to make announcement related to Canada's Agri-food Sector/

MISSISSAUGA, ON, July 11, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship and Rodger Cuzner, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Employment,...


Jul 11, 2019, 14:08 ET Association for New Canadians to receive funding to improve the lives of newcomers as they settle into their new communities

ST. JOHN'S, NL, July 11, 2019 /CNW/ - Canada is supporting the Association for New Canadians to help newcomers better integrate into the community by improving employment services. In partnership...


Jul 11, 2019, 12:55 ET Media Advisory - Minister Hussen and Parliamentary Secretary Cuzner to make announcement related to Canada's Agri-food Sector

MISSISSAUGA, ON, July 11, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship and Rodger Cuzner, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Employment,...


Jul 08, 2019, 10:49 ET Media Advisory - Minister Hussen to deliver the Oath of Citizenship at a special citizenship ceremony in Montréal

MONTRÉAL, July 8, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, will welcome 40 new citizens at a special citizenship ceremony to be held at IRCC office ...


Jul 03, 2019, 13:42 ET Canada and Luxembourg Sign New Youth Mobility Arrangement

Memorandum of Understanding will give young Canadians the opportunity to live and work in Luxembourg through the International Experience Canada Program TORONTO, July 3, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable...


Jul 03, 2019, 11:33 ET Canada supports Francophone minority communities

Newcomers settling in these regions will receive official languages training DIEPPE, NB, July 3, 2019 /CNW/ - Canada is supporting 7 organizations across the country to provide official language...


Jul 02, 2019, 12:29 ET Media Advisory - Parliamentary Secretary DeCourcey to make announcement related to Francophone newcomers across Canada

DIEPPE, NB, July 2, 2019 /CNW/ - Matt DeCourcey, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship and Member of Parliament for Fredericton, on behalf of the Honourable ...


Jul 01, 2019, 08:47 ET Statement of the Honourable Ahmed Hussen in celebration of Canada Day

OTTAWA, July 1st 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, issued the following statement: "Happy Canada Day! "Across the country today, people from ...


Jun 27, 2019, 15:38 ET Government of Canada helps Ottawa ease shelter pressures

OTTAWA, June 27, 2019 /CNW/ - 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....


Jun 26, 2019, 11:48 ET Celebrate Citizenship this Canada Day - Support our new Canadians, reaffirm your own citizenship and become an active citizen!

OTTAWA, June 26, 2019 /CNW/ - 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...


Jun 24, 2019, 12:35 ET Immigration key to unlocking Canada's future economic success

Attracting skilled talent to drive prosperity for all Canadians TORONTO, June 24, 2019 /CNW/ - Canada continues to move forward with a bold and long-term immigration plan to spearhead economic growth ...


Jun 24, 2019, 09:51 ET Media Advisory - International Metropolis Conference 2019

OTTAWA, June 24, 2019 /CNW/ - Canada will host the International Metropolis Conference 2019 from June 25-28. International Metropolis the largest annual international gathering of world experts from...


Jun 21, 2019, 15:53 ET Media Advisory - Minister Hussen will speak at the Toronto Region Board of Trade

TORONTO, June 21, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, will speak at the Toronto Region Board of Trade on Monday, June 24, along with a panel...


Jun 20, 2019, 12:02 ET Statement - Ministers Hussen, Freeland and Monsef mark World Refugee Day

OTTAWA, June 20, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship; the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign Affairs; and the Honourable Maryam...


Jun 15, 2019, 12:13 ET Canada caring for caregivers

Launching 2 new pilots: Home Child Care Provider and Home Support Worker TORONTO, June 15, 2019 /CNW/ - Canada is caring for its caregivers by launching 2 new pilots that will help caregivers who...


Jun 15, 2019, 07:35 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Minister Sohi and MP Boissonnault to provide an update on caregivers/

EDMONTON, June 14, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Natural Resources and Member of Parliament for Edmonton Mill Woods and Randy Boissonnault, Member of Parliament for Edmonton...


Jun 15, 2019, 07:35 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - PS Lamoureux to provide an update on caregivers/

WINNIPEG, June 14, 2019 /CNW/ - Kevin Lamoureux, Parliamentary Secretary to the Leader of the Government in the House of Commons and Member of Parliament for Winnipeg North will make an important...


Jun 15, 2019, 07:05 ET /R E P E A T -- Media advisory - Minister Hussen to provide an update on caregivers/

SCARBOROUGH, ON, June 14, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, will be available to media to provide an update on caregivers. Date: Saturday,...


Jun 14, 2019, 12:01 ET Media Advisory - PS Lamoureux to provide an update on caregivers

WINNIPEG, June 14, 2019 /CNW/ - Kevin Lamoureux, Parliamentary Secretary to the Leader of the Government in the House of Commons and Member of Parliament for Winnipeg North will make an important...


Jun 14, 2019, 11:54 ET Media Advisory - Minister Sohi and MP Boissonnault to provide an update on caregivers

EDMONTON, June 14, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Natural Resources and Member of Parliament for Edmonton Mill Woods and Randy Boissonnault, Member of Parliament for Edmonton...


Jun 14, 2019, 11:26 ET Media advisory - Minister Hussen to provide an update on caregivers

SCARBOROUGH, ON, June 14, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, will be available to media to provide an update on caregivers. Date: Saturday,...


Jun 14, 2019, 09:59 ET Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot Takes Off

Eleven communities to attract newcomers to support middle-class jobs SAULT STE. MARIE, ON, June 14, 2019 /CNW/ - Eleven rural and northern communities have been selected as part of the new Rural and...


Jun 13, 2019, 12:09 ET Media Advisory - Ministers Hussen and MP Sheehan to make announcement

SAULT STE. MARIE, ON, June 13, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, and Terry Sheehan, Member of Parliament for Sault Ste. Marie, will be...


Jun 12, 2019, 16:58 ET Statement - Second Anniversary of the Global Skills Strategy

OTTAWA, June 12, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship; the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development;...