IRCC Minister Transition Binder 2021: Refugee Resettlement


Foundation of refugee status determination

Global Resettlement Trends

Canada’s Refugee Resettlement Program

Refugees are selected for resettlement and provided with supports upon arrival:

2021 Privately sponsored refugees Government-assisted refugees Blended visa office-referred refugees
Target 22,500 12,500 1,000

The Resettlement Program is reliant on key partners


In Canada

The Department also engages regularly with refugee advocacy and sponsorship groups such as the Canadian Council for Refugees, Rainbow Coalition for Refugees, and the Sponsorship Agreement Holder Council.

COVID-19 Pandemic Impacts

Key Takeaways

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