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Canada announces new initiative to support LGBTQ2 refugees

| Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada | news releases

Canada is introducing the Rainbow Refugee Assistance Partnership, which will support more Canadians in privately sponsoring LGBTQ2 refugees who are fleeing violence and persecution.


Canada introduces new measures for vulnerable individuals

| Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada | news releases

Canada is taking action to help protect vulnerable workers, newcomers who face family abuse, and help newcomers sponsor family members that they didn’t initially declare.


Labrador City-Wabush selected as a Welcoming Francophone Community

| Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada | news releases

May 31, 2019 — Labrador City-Wabush, NL — Labrador City-Wabush has been selected as a Welcoming Francophone Community as part of the Government of Canada’s Action Plan for Official Languages. Under the Welcoming Francophone Communities initiative, a total of 14 communities across Canada will receive funding so they can create programs and activities to help French-speaking newcomers feel welcomed and integrated into Francophone minority communities.


Hamilton selected as a Welcoming Francophone Community

| Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada | news releases

May 31, 2019 — Hamilton, ON — Hamilton has been selected as a Welcoming Francophone Community as part of the Government of Canada’s Action Plan for Official Languages. Under the Welcoming Francophone Communities initiative, a total of 14 communities across Canada will receive funding so they can create programs and activities to help French-speaking newcomers feel welcomed and integrated into Francophone minority communities.


CHEO will create a National Navigator Network to help newcomers

| Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada | news releases

May 30, 2019—Ottawa, ON—Canada is actively working with many partners to improve the accessibility and quality of settlement services delivered to newcomers across Canada. Settlement services help newcomers integrate into Canadian communities. The Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) is launching a new project focusing on breaking down barriers faced by newcomers.


Proposed change to the Oath of Citizenship

| Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada | news releases

May 28, 2019 – Ottawa – The Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, today introduced Bill C-99, An Act to amend the Citizenship Act, to change Canada’s Oath of Citizenship to include clear reference to the rights of Indigenous peoples.


The Evangeline Region selected as a Welcoming Francophone Community

| Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada | news releases

May 27, 2019 — Evangeline, PEI — The Evangeline Region has been selected as a Welcoming Francophone Community as part of the Government of Canada’s Action Plan for Official Languages. Under the Welcoming Francophone Communities initiative, a total of 14 communities across Canada will receive funding so they can create programs and activities to help French-speaking newcomers feel welcomed and integrated into Francophone minority communities.


Whitehorse selected as a Welcoming Francophone Community

| Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada | news releases

May 23, 2019 — Whitehorse, YT — Whitehorse has been selected as a Welcoming Francophone Community as part of the Government of Canada’s Action Plan for Official Languages.


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