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Family Dynamics Selected to Deliver Settlement Services to Newcomers in Winnipeg

| Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada | news releases

Family Dynamics Selected to Deliver Settlement Services to Newcomers in Winnipeg January 17, 2019—Winnipeg, Manitoba—Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) works with many partners in the delivery of services to newcomers to Canada, and supports their integration into Canadian communities. IRCC is actively working to improve these settlement services through the Service Delivery Improvements funding stream and will be providing funding of $98,288 to Family Dynamics to help deliver these important services.


Options Community Services Society Selected to Improve Settlement Services for Newcomers in Surrey

| Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada | news releases

January 17, 2019—Surrey, B.C.—Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) works with many partners in the delivery of services to newcomers to Canada, and supports their integration into Canadian communities. IRCC is actively working to improve these settlement services through the Service Delivery Improvements funding stream and will be providing funding of $798,806 to Options Community Services Society to help enhance these important services.


Jewish Vocational Service of Metropolitan Toronto Selected to Provide Pre-Arrival Services

| Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada | news releases

January 16, 2019—Toronto, ON—Pre-arrival settlement services are a key element of Canada’s immigration program. They provide newcomers, including refugees, with the information and settlement support they need to make informed decisions about their new life in Canada before they arrive, such as how to prepare for finding a job. To help deliver these important services, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) will be providing funding of $4 million to the Jewish Vocational Service of Metropolitan Toronto (JVS Toronto).


Immigrant Services Association of Nova Scotia Selected to Provide Pre-Arrival Services

| Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada | news releases

January 16, 2019—Halifax, NS—Pre-arrival settlement services are a key element of Canada’s immigration program. They provide newcomers, including refugees, with the information and settlement support they need to make informed decisions about their new life in Canada before they arrive, such as how to prepare for finding a job. To help deliver these important services, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) will be providing funding of $13.1 million to the Immigrant Services Association of Nova Scotia (ISANS).


New and improved intake process for sponsorship of parents and grandparents to launch on January 28, 2019

| Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada | news releases

New and improved intake process for sponsorship of parents and grandparents to launch on January 28, 2019 January 11, 2019 – Ottawa, ON – Today, the Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, the Honourable Ahmed Hussen, announced the Parents and Grandparents (PGP) Program interest to sponsor form will be available to potential sponsors starting at noon EST on January 28, 2019.


Supporting Visible Minority Newcomer Women in Calgary

| Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada | news releases

January 4, 2019—Calgary, AB—The Government of Canada is committed to ensuring that newcomers have the support and services they need to make the most of their talents and experience in order to fully integrate and contribute to the Canadian economy and to their communities.


S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Selected to Provide Pre-Arrival Services

| Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada | news releases

January 3, 2019—Vancouver, BC—Pre-arrival settlement services are a key element of Canada’s immigration program. They provide newcomers, including refugees, with the information and settlement support they need to make informed decisions about their new life in Canada before they arrive. To help deliver these important services, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) will be providing funding of $22.4 million to S.U.C.C.E.S.S.


Canada’s new biometrics rule will soon apply to temporary and permanent resident applicants from Asia, Asia Pacific and the Americas

| Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada | news releases

December 28, 2018, Ottawa, ON—Canada is expanding its biometrics collection program. Starting December 31, 2018, nationals from countries in Asia, Asia Pacific and the Americas will need to give their fingerprints and photo (biometrics) when applying for a visitor visa, study or work permit, or for permanent residence. This same rule has applied to applicants from countries in Europe, the Middle East and Africa since July 31, 2018.


Supporting Visible Minority Newcomer Women in Moncton 

| Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada | news releases

December 21, 2018—Moncton—The Government of Canada is committed to ensuring that newcomers have the support and services they need to make the most of their talents and experience in order to fully integrate and contribute to the Canadian economy and to their communities.


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