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Minister Hussen meets with European partners to discuss Canada’s immigration advantage

| Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada | news releases

Minister Hussen meets with European partners to discuss Canada’s immigration advantage July 24, 2018 – Ottawa, ON – The Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, completed a successful week long visit to the United Kingdom (U.K.), Belgium and Germany, where he met with key European partners and stakeholders to discuss global migration trends and speak to how Canada is growing our economy through diversity and immigration.


Government of Canada providing assistance to Toronto for asylum seeker housing

| Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada | news releases

July 16, 2018 – Ottawa, ON – Building on previous commitments to support Toronto and other municipalities facing temporary housing pressures, the federal government announced today that it will actively support Toronto through housing support for asylum seekers currently housed in two college dormitories.


Irregular migration reaches lowest number in past year

| Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada | news releases

July 13, 2018 – Ottawa, ON – There were 1,263 irregular border crossers who entered Canada to claim asylum in June 2018, which is the lowest number recorded since June 2017. This number signals a continued decrease from the 1,869 asylum seekers apprehended in May and more than a 50 percent decrease from the 2,560 irregular border crossers who were intercepted in April.


Ministers responsible for immigration meet to jointly plan for the future of immigration in Canada

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Ministers responsible for immigration meet to jointly plan for the future of immigration in Canada July 13, 2018 – Winnipeg, MB – As immigration is a key economic driver that supports job growth, innovation and diversity across Canada, the Federal, Provincial and Territorial (FPT) Forum of Ministers Responsible for Immigration (FMRI) met today to discuss key priorities for building on the success of the immigration system.


New Citizenship Judges Welcome New Canadians to the Greater Montreal Area

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June 29, 2018 – Montreal, Que. – New Citizenship Judge Rania Sfeir will preside over her first citizenship ceremony on Canada Day, officiating at a special ceremony at Centre de la nature, in Laval, Quebec, where she will welcome 25 new Canadians. As well, returning Citizenship Judge Marie Senécal-Tremblay will also preside over a citizenship ceremony at the Mount Royal Town Hall in Montreal, welcoming 40 new Canadians.


A New Citizenship Judge Welcomes New Canadians on Canada Day

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A New Citizenship Judge Welcomes New Canadians on Canada Day Across Canada 1,950 new Canadians will be welcomed on July 1 June 29, 2018 – Edmonton, AB – New Citizenship Judge Major Claude Villeneuve will preside over his first citizenship ceremonies on July 1, officiating first at a ceremony in Fort Edmonton Park, where he will welcome 50 new citizens, and then at Heritage Park Pavilion, in Stony Plain, welcoming another 50 new Canadians.


A New Citizenship Judge Welcomes New Canadians at Pier 21

| Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada | news releases

New Citizenship Judge Joan Mahoney will preside over her first citizenship ceremony on Canada Day, officiating at a special ceremony at the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Judge Mahoney will welcome 70 new citizens into the Canadian family.


Canada’s first Métis Citizenship Judge Welcomes New Canadians

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Canada’s first Métis Citizenship Judge Welcomes New Canadians Across Canada 1,950 new will be Canadians welcomed on Canada Day June 29, 2018 – Winnipeg, MB – New Citizenship Judge Suzanne Carrière will preside over her first citizenship ceremony on Canada Day, officiating at a special ceremony in Assiniboine Park in Winnipeg. Judge Carrière will welcome 50 new citizens into the Canadian family.


Welcoming New Canadians with the Whitecaps on Canada Day

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Welcoming New Canadians with the Whitecaps on Canada Day Across Canada 1,950 new Canadians will be welcomed July 1 June 29, 2018 – Vancouver, BC – New Citizenship Judge Carol-Ann Hart will preside over a special citizenship ceremony on Canada Day with the Vancouver Whitecaps FC at BC Place, where 60 people will become Canada’s newest citizens.


A New Judge welcomes New Canadians in the GTA

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New Citizenship Judge Hardish K. Dhaliwal will preside over her first citizenship ceremonies on Canada Day. She will officiate at a special ceremony in the Council Chambers at the Ajax Town Hall in Ontario, where she will welcome 50 new Canadian citizens.


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