The Honourable Sean Fraser, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, will highlight investments to provide new, targeted inflation relief to Canadians hardest hit by rising food prices. The Minister will be joined by George Chahal, Member of Parliament for Calgary Skyview.
Canada continues to be a global leader in refugee resettlement and labour mobility. By welcoming skilled refugees and other displaced individuals to Canada, the government is helping communities and businesses address labour shortages. Continued improvements to the immigration system will help make it more responsive to Canada’s economic needs and […]
The Government of Canada has launched an engagement initiative called An Immigration System for Canada’s Future. Engaging a broad range of partners and stakeholders with diverse perspectives will help inform a vision for how our immigration system can strengthen communities across the country. The initiative will also include a review […]
As Russia continues its illegal and unjustifiable invasion of Ukraine, Canada will remain steadfast in its support for those who have been forced to flee. This includes helping people find a temporary safe haven in Canada and providing them with the support they need.
The Honourable Sean Fraser, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, will make an announcement regarding updates to immigration measures for Ukrainians in response to Russia’s illegal and unjustifiable invasion of Ukraine.
The Honourable Sean Fraser, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, will take questions from the media following a tour of Giatec with Germany’s federal Minister of the Interior and Community, Nancy Faeser, and Minister of Labour and Social Affairs, Hubertus Heil.
As part of Canada’s response to the situation in Türkiye and Syria, the Government of Canada has been processing temporary and permanent residence applications from people affected by the devastating earthquakes on a priority basis, including applications for refugee resettlement. Now, we are also taking steps to make it easier […]
The Honourable Sean Fraser, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, will make an announcement regarding post-graduation work permits (PGWPs). Minister Fraser will be joined by James Maloney, Member of Parliament for Etobicoke-Lakeshore.
The Honourable Sean Fraser, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, will make an announcement regarding new immigration measures to support Turkish and Syrian temporary residents in Canada. Minister Fraser will be joined by the Honourable Omar Alghabra, Minister of Transport.
Marie-France Lalonde, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship, today wrapped up a two-day trip to Vancouver, British Columbia, to meet with various immigration stakeholders.
Every woman and girl in Canada should have the opportunity to reach their full potential and overcome the unique barriers that can sometimes stand in their way. These barriers can be particularly significant for racialized newcomer women. That’s why the Government of Canada is helping racialized newcomer women find jobs […]
The Forum of Ministers Responsible for Immigration (FMRI) met today at the Canadian Museum of Immigration in Halifax, Nova Scotia to continue their discussions on the future of immigration in Canada. Ministers focused on advancing joint initiatives to respond to pan-Canadian immigration priorities and were pleased with progress made towards […]
The one-time top-up to the Canada Housing Benefit aims to help low-income renters with the cost of renting. You may be eligible for a tax-free one-time payment of $500 if your income and the amount that you pay on rent qualify.
Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) will issue free replacements of certain documents for those directly affected by the hurricane. These documents will expire on the same date as the original damaged or lost ones would have expired.
Ontario is expanding eligibility for second booster doses to people aged 18 and over starting on Thursday, July 14. You can book an appointment through the COVID-19 vaccination portal or by calling the Provincial Vaccine Contact Centre.