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Statement on Fraud Prevention Month

| Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada | statements

“Canada remains one of the most popular destinations for immigrants looking for a fresh start. These are among the largest personal decisions individuals will make, and many people look for professionals to ease the process. Sadly, immigration fraud continues to be a common and serious crime in Canada.”


Celebrating the 75th anniversary of the first Canadian Citizenship Act

| Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada | statements

“Today marks the 75th anniversary of the Canadian Citizenship Act, a major moment in Canada’s history and a milestone on our journey to full independence and nationhood. Before the Act, the people of this country were British subjects – we have forever since been Canadian citizens."


Canada marks International Migrants Day

| Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada | statements

“For as long as we can remember, freedom of movement has provided human beings with a greater quality of life to meet their changing needs. On this International Migrants Day, we join our friends and allies across the world in coming together to celebrate, promote and protect the human rights and fundamental freedoms of all migrants."


Minister Fraser marks International Human Rights Day

| Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada | statements

Canada has a long, proud tradition of standing up for human rights at home and abroad. On this International Human Rights Day, we join our friends and allies around the world in reaffirming and celebrating the importance of human rights, while recommitting ourselves to building a world where they are respected by all.


Minister Fraser concludes successful first visit to Guatemala

| Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada | statements

I was pleased today to conclude a productive visit to Guatemala. As the current Chair of the Central America and Mexico Comprehensive Regional Protection and Solutions Framework (known as MIRPS) Support Platform, I represented Canada at the Annual Ministerial Meeting, where we discussed increased cooperation to manage the migration challenges in the region.


Minister Fraser marks the start of National Francophone Immigration Week 2021

| Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada | statements

The Honourable Sean Fraser, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, issued the following statement:“As the new Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, it’s important for me to mark National Francophone Immigration Week because I am proud to celebrate the contributions of French-speaking newcomers to communities across Canada, as well as our country’s linguistic duality.


More than 3,000 Evacuees Arrive in Canada from Afghanistan

| Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada | statements

The Honourable Marco E. L. Mendicino, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, and the Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today issued the following statement


Minister Mendicino marks Canada Day

| Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada | statements

The Honourable Marco E. L. Mendicino, P.C., M.P., Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, today issued the following statement


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