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Citizenship Week Welcomed 6442 New Canadians

| Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada | news releases

October 15, 2018 – Ottawa, ON – This year during Citizenship Week, 6442 people became new Canadians at 72 special citizenship ceremonies across Canada. Citizenship Week (October 8-14) also marked the 1 year anniversary of Bill C 6, which brought in important changes to the Citizenship Act, helping qualified applicants get citizenship faster.


Celebrating Citizenship Week at a special ceremony in St. John’s

| Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada | news releases

October 11, 2018 – St. John’s, NL – Tomorrow, we will celebrate Citizenship Week in St. John’s, at a special ceremony, where 30 new candidates from 12 countries will become Canadian citizens.


Celebrating Canadian Citizenship at the Saskatchewan Aviation Museum

| Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada | news releases

October 9, 2018—Saskatoon, SK – Citizenship Week was celebrated in Saskatoon at a special ceremony at the Saskatchewan Aviation Museum today, where 25 people from nine countries became Canadian citizens.


Taking Canadian Citizenship to New Heights This Citizenship Week

| Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada | news releases

October 5, 2018 – Ottawa, ON – This year, Citizenship Week (October 8 to 14, 2018) will be celebrated with 72 special citizenship ceremonies across the country. Citizenship Week also marks the 1 year anniversary of Bill C 6, which brought in important changes to the Citizenship Act, helping qualified applicants get citizenship faster.


Minister Hussen concludes visits to New Zealand and Australia

| Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada | news releases

The Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, completed successful visits to New Zealand and Australia, where he had the chance to share Canada’s experiences and discuss lessons learned on matters related to immigration.


Canadian Football League Hosts Canadian Citizenship Ceremonies in Spirit of Diversity is Strength Campaign

| Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada | news releases

The Edmonton Eskimos will kick off the Canadian Football League (CFL) Diversity is Strength campaign by welcoming 50 new Canadian citizens at a special citizenship ceremony today at Commonwealth Stadium in Edmonton. After reciting the oath of citizenship in front of family and friends, Canada’s newly sworn citizens will head to the football field to sing the Canadian national anthem alongside football players and thousands of fans.


Canada’s immigration system continues to innovate and deliver better service

| Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada | news releases

August 13, 2018 – Ottawa, ON – Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has taken great strides towards improving its clients’ service experience. A reduction in backlogs and processing times is a cornerstone of that work. Today the Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, highlighted some of the substantial improvements that IRCC has made over the past year.


A new way forward for some immigration application processing times

| Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada | news releases

At Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), we know that applying to immigrate to Canada is a life changing event, and we understand how frustrating it can be when applications take longer than expected. That’s why we have made changes to improve the experience for some permanent resident clients.


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