Global reach, human impact

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Global reach, human impact

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Transcript: “Global reach, human impact”

Video length: 1:38 minutes

Light, upbeat music plays.

A crowd of people walks through an airport terminal. An immigrant man emerges from the crowd.

A group of people looks at the Centennial Flame in front of Parliament.

Text displays: “Global reach - Human impact” against a blurred background of a busy airport terminal.

Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) employees work in an open office setting.

We see a woman talking to the group as part of a workshop.

A male Narrator speaks.

Narrator: At Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, we have a mandate to build Canada’s future.

A man walks through a breezeway of an office complex. A Canadian passport is scanned. A woman holds a baby. An IRCC employee plays with the baby’s hood.

Narrator: We are the first face of Canada.

A smiling family walks along a snow-covered, suburban sidewalk.

Narrator: Welcoming hundreds of thousands of newcomers each year, building vibrant, dynamic and inclusive communities.

A man watches an amateur soccer game from the sidelines. He gives the thumbs-up gesture.

A group of people in a desert climbs into the back of a large military truck.

Narrator: Some are refugees escaping chaos.

People walk and interact in an office environment.

Narrator: Others are chosen for their unique skills.

A group of immigrants works in a science laboratory.

Narrator: But they come here for the same reason.

A family smiles and gives the thumbs-up gesture.

Narrator: The opportunity for a better life.

IRCC employees wearing orange vests work at their desks.

Two seated women talk in an office.

Narrator: We are a diverse group of people helping people.

A woman walks through a refugee camp. A doctor, a nurse and a lawyer are shown working.

Narrator: We are foreign service officers working overseas, doctors, nurses and lawyers.

A man works at a desktop computer.

A man sits with a child who is playing with a stuffed animal.

Narrator: We are tech experts and policy innovators – working to reunite families and attract top global talent that will contribute to our economy.

A group of standing people looks at a whiteboard in an office boardroom.

There is a sign indicating the direction to "Immigration" in a terminal.

Finger print scan and facial verification are shown. An economic newcomer buys an item from a clerk at a store.

Narrator: We are cutting edge – finding new ways to decide who comes to visit, work or stay.

A montage of people working in various office settings is shown.

Narrator: We are clerks, HR, finance and communications people. And, of course, migration officers.

A war-room style operations centre is shown.

A Network Analysis graphic appears on a laptop screen.

The IRCC graphic design team is shown.

Narrator: We are a workplace that embraces change, thrives on innovation and unlocks potential.

A woman at a desk slides an identification card into a clear, plastic case.

A woman in front of a whiteboard instructs a group of people.

Narrator: Together we help settle people into Canada.

People walk on the skating rink in front of the Peace Tower. A citizenship ceremony takes place there. A group takes a selfie at an airport.

Narrator: And with that, we have a mission to grow Canada and share the bond of citizenship!

A small child holding a Canadian flag sits on a citizenship judge’s lap.

A young girl hugs a woman holding a Canadian flag. A smiling boy and woman look on.

Narrator: Our family, building the Canadian family: that’s how we see it.

A man holds a young child and a Canadian flag in a room adorned with Canadian provincial flags.

Text displays: “COME JOIN US! –”.

Narrator: Come join us!

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada corporate signature along with the copyright message: “Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada, represented by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, 2018” is shown.

Canada wordmark is shown on a black background.

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