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Minister Alexander addresses community and industry leaders at Startup Canada Day on the Hill

| Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada | news releases

Ottawa, November 21, 2013 - Building on the momentum of the launch of Canada's Start-Up Visa (SUV) Program earlier this year, Canada's Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander spoke to members of Canada's startup community and industry leaders today as part of Startup Canada Day on the Hill.


Canada lifts visa requirement for the Czech Republic

| Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada | news releases

Canada's Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander announced that, effective immediately, Czech nationals no longer require a temporary resident visa to visit Canada.


Canada announces further measures in response to Typhoon Haiyan

| Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada | news releases

Canada's Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander announced today that Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) will prioritize the processing of applications from people who self-identify as being significantly affected by the typhoon.


Minister Alexander Announces Citizenship Judge Appointment

| Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada | news releases

Ottawa, November 13, 2013 - Canada's Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander today announced that Trang Angie Nguyen has been appointed for a three-year part-time term as a Citizenship Judge for the Vancouver Area.


Improving the Canadian Experience Class

| Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada | news releases

Today, Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander announced changes to improve the Canadian Experience Class (CEC) so that the program continues to attract top quality candidates.


The Government of Canada and the FCFA celebrate the first National Francophone Immigration Week

| Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada | news releases

Ottawa, November 5, 2013 - Chris Alexander, Canada's Citizenship and Immigration Minister, and Marie‑France Kenny, President of the Fédération des communautés francophones et acadienne du Canada (FCFA), are pleased to be celebrating the first National Francophone Immigration Week, which takes place from November 3-9.


Slashing backlogs, reuniting families

| Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada | news releases

Canada's Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander today pledged aggressive action to reunite more families in 2014.


Live-in caregiver admissions to reach an all-time high in 2014

| Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada | news releases

Canada's Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander today announced aggressive new action to address the growing backlog and increasing processing times in the Live-in Caregiver Program (LCP).


Planning for Success, Putting Canada First

| Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada | news releases

Ottawa, October 28, 2013 - Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander today announced an immigration plan that will drive economic growth in 2014 and position Canada for success in the years ahead.


Puck Drops for New Citizens: Final Buzzer Sounds on Citizenship Week 2013

| Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada | news releases

Ottawa, October 27, 2013 - Canada's Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander joined 21 of Canada's newest citizens as they took the Oath of Citizenship in a special ceremony at the Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa prior to an Ottawa Senators hockey game this afternoon.


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