IRCC Deputy Minister Transition Binder 2019 – Settlement and Integration Sector

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The Settlement and Integration Sector (SIS) combines the policy development and program operations of the Settlement Program to support the integration of newcomers to Canada.

Key Partners

External Partners and Stakeholders

Advisory Bodies and Working Groups

SIS Core Responsibilities

Settlement and Integration Policy Branch

Settlement Network

SIS Key Files

Shared National Vision

FPT National Settlement Co-planning

Stronger Programming, Clear Priorities

Outcome Measurement Plan

Sector Management

Speaking Point

Priority clients are defined as those waiting for over 60 days to access IRCC funded language training at basic levels (up to Canadian Language Benchmarks/Niveaux de compétence linguistique canadiens level 4).

Two-year Strategic Plan: Achievements and Future Direction

Strategic Plan

A multi-pronged approach to building stronger outcomes-based settlement policy and programming.

Implementation of the strategy is well advanced and yielding fruit:

The Call for Proposals 2019 is the culmination of years of analysis, consultation and co-planning to implement priorities: focus on vulnerable populations; Francophone Integration Pathway; language and employment combinations; strengthened employer engagement; retention and integration; and reinforces commitment to high quality programming.

The multi-year immigration levels plan provides more funding for settlement services, enables better financial forecasting and more time to plan service delivery, but raises expectations to provide transparent, stable and predictable funding with stronger, medium and long term planning.

The Department is now better positioned to measure program effectiveness and find efficiencies.

Looking to the future: focusing on outcomes-based programming and good stewardship. [REDACTED].

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