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Minister Mendicino, Minister Bennett and Minister Miller announce that Indigenous peoples can now reclaim their traditional names on immigration identity documents

| Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada | news releases

A person’s name is fundamental to who they are. Indigenous names are endowed with deep cultural meaning, and speak to Indigenous peoples’ presence on this land since time immemorial. Yet the impact of colonialism means that many Indigenous people’s names have not been recognized.


IRCC launches efforts to streamline and modernize access to information and privacy system

| Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada | news releases

Openness, transparency and accountability are guiding principles of the Government of Canada. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) is incorporating these principles as we improve and modernize our systems, processes and digital infrastructure to better serve our clients. IRCC takes its responsibilities and obligations under the Access to Information Act and Privacy Act very seriously.


Minister Mendicino highlights immigration investments in Budget 2021 in support of Canada’s economic recovery

| Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada | news releases

The pandemic has disproportionately affected low-wage workers, young people, women and racialized Canadians. Last month, our government released a plan to support them in Budget 2021: A Recovery Plan for Jobs, Growth, and Resilience. This plan will ensure a robust economic recovery that is inclusive of all Canadians and that finishes the fight against COVID-19.


Applications open tomorrow for new pathway to permanent residency for over 90,000 essential temporary workers and international graduates of a Canadian institution

| Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada | news releases

Last month, the Honourable Marco E. L. Mendicino, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, announced an innovative pathway to permanent residence for over 90,000 essential workers and international graduates of a Canadian institution who are actively contributing to Canada’s economy.


Minister Mendicino launches plan to accelerate caregiver application processing

| Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada | news releases

Caregivers from abroad play an important role in supporting Canadian families who are unable to find the care they need for a family member in Canada. The global COVID-19 pandemic has caused great disruption to life in Canada and around the world, including to application processing at Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). We recognize that many caregivers working in Canada are waiting anxiously to be reunited with their loved ones, and they need their applications to be processed for that to happen.


Canada expands efforts to welcome more Yazidi refugees and other survivors of Daesh

| Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada | news releases

Over the past few years, the Government of Canada has kept its commitment to help Yazidi refugees and other survivors of Daesh start new lives in this country. Over 1,400 have settled in Canada since 2017, escaping unimaginable horrors at the hands of Daesh. Yet many of these refugees had to leave family members behind.


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