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Federal Court Backs Government in Lawsuit by Canadian Arab Federation

| Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada | news releases

Yesterday, the Federal Court upheld the Minister of Immigration's decision, in 2009, not to renew two settlement funding agreements with the Canadian Arab Federation. The Government's position was that the organisation was an inappropriate partner for the delivery of taxpayer-funded services to newcomers due to its apparent endorsement of listed terrorist organisations and public statements that were arguably anti-Semitic. Paul Calandra, Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister, on behalf of the Government of Canada, today issued the following statement.


All Santa wants for Christmas is… an ePassport

| Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada | news releases

December 20, 2013 - North Pole, Canada – Canada's Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander today presented Santa and Mrs. Claus with the 2,999,999th and 3,000,000th ePassports at a special ceremony in Vaughan, Ontario.


Minister Alexander Announces Citizenship Judge Appointment for Halifax

| Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada | news releases

Ottawa, December 20, 2013 - Canada's Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander today announced that Ann Janega has been appointed for a three-year part-time term as a Citizenship Judge for Halifax, Nova Scotia.


Minister Alexander Announces Citizenship Judge Re-Appointment

| Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada | news releases

Ottawa, December 20, 2013 - Canada's Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander today announced that A. Dane Minor has been re-appointed for a three-year part-time term as a Citizenship Judge for Surrey, British Columbia.


Minister Alexander Announces Citizenship Judge Appointment for Fredericton

| Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada | news releases

Ottawa, December 20, 2013 - Canada's Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander today announced that Jeannot Volpé has been appointed for a three-year part-time term as a Citizenship Judge for Fredericton, New Brunswick.


Streamlining the Passport Process for Canadians Abroad

| Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada | news releases

Ottawa, December 9, 2013 - Canada's Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander today announced improvements to passport services for Canadians living and working outside Canada.


Helping Skilled Immigrants in Ontario Succeed

| Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada | news releases

The Governments of Ontario and Canada are expanding the Ontario Bridge Training Program, helping thousands of skilled immigrants get licensed and find jobs in their fields.


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