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Paul Yuzyk Award Winner Announces $20,000 Grant Recipient

| Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada | news releases

Ottawa, November 22, 2012 - Bridget Foster, named the 2012 recipient of the Paul Yuzyk Award for Multiculturalism, has selected the Association for New Canadians (ANV) to receive a $20,000 grant from the Government of Canada.


Minister Kenney announces citizenship judge reappointment

| Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada | news releases

The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism, today announced the reappointment of Citizenship Judge Wojciech Sniegowski.


CIC Wins Technology Award for the Come to Canada Wizard

| Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada | news releases

The Come to Canada Wizard, which helps people determine if they are eligible to live, work or study in Canada, received a prominent technology award last night for Excellence in Public Service Delivery.


Canada welcomes largest number of parents and grandparents in almost twenty years

| Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada | news releases

After the first year of the Action Plan for Faster Family Reunification, major progress has been made in reuniting families more quickly and reducing the backlog of Parent and Grandparent (PGP) program applications, Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney announced today.


An Immigration System That Works For Canada's Economy

| Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada | news releases

Toronto, November 2, 2012 - Today, Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney announced that by the end of 2013, Canada's immigration system will be transformed from one that was plagued by backlogs into one that is fast, flexible, and responsive to the labour market.


"The Jig is Up on Marriage Fraud," says Minister Kenney

| Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada | news releases

In an ongoing effort to deter people from using marriages of convenience to cheat their way into Canada, Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) introduced a new regulation that requires certain sponsored spouses live in a legitimate relationship with their sponsor for two years or they risk losing their permanent resident status.


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