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Minister McCallum welcomes 100 new Canadians

| Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada | news releases

Today at the York Regional Police Headquarters, the Honourable John McCallum, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, welcomed 100 new Canadians from 28 countries at a special citizenship ceremony in honour of International Human Rights Day, which occurred earlier this week. For the first time, Minister McCallum delivered the Oath of Citizenship to new Canadians.


More Support on the Way for Service Providers

| Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada | news releases

The Honourable John McCallum, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship today announced that more funding will be provided for resettlement and settlement service providers by extending current contribution agreements and providing new funding where and when it is needed.


Communities Across Canada Preparing to Welcome Syrian Refugees

| Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada | news releases

As the Government of Canada has stepped up efforts to welcome 25,000 Syrian refugees to Canada, communities from coast to coast to coast are also preparing to welcome Syrian refugees with open arms.


Ministers meet with Syrian refugees in Jordan

| Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada | news releases

Today, the Honourable John McCallum, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Health and Chair of the Ad Hoc Committee on Refugees, and the Honourable Harjit S. Sajjan, Minister of National Defence, concluded a very successful visit to Jordan.


Canada Offers Leadership on the Syrian Refugee Crisis

| Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada | news releases

The Government of Canada is taking immediate action to welcome 25,000 Syrian refugees to Canada as quickly as possible, through a five-phase national plan. Canada can and will do more to help Syrian refugees who are desperately seeking safety, by offering them a new home.


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