Canada takes action on fraudulent immigration consultants
To help protect newcomers and applicants, Budget 2019 proposes $51.9 million over 5 years, and $10.1 million per year ongoing to improve oversight of immigration and citizenship consultants, to strengthen compliance and enforcement measures, and to support public awareness activities that will help protect vulnerable newcomers, applicants and ethical and professional consultants against fraudulent consultants.
May 23, 2019 — Whitehorse, YT — Whitehorse has been selected as a Welcoming Francophone Community as part of the Government of Canada’s Action Plan for Official Languages.
MP Bagnell to make announcement related to Francophone minority communities across Canada
Whitehorse, YT – Larry Bagnell, Member of Parliament for Yukon will be available to media to discuss an announcement regarding Francophone minority communities across Canada.
Sudbury has been selected as a Welcoming Francophone Community as part of the Government of Canada’s Action Plan for Official Languages.
Haut-Saint-Jean has been selected as a Welcoming Francophone Community as part of the Government of Canada’s Action Plan for Official Languages.
Canada Soccer hosted a special citizenship ceremony at BMO Field today, where Canada’s Women’s National Team welcomed 27 new citizens from 12 countries into the Canadian family. The Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, delivered the oath of citizenship and presented certificates to the new citizens. Also attending was Peter Montopoli, Canada Soccer’s General Secretary.
May 17, 2019 – Ottawa, ON – The Government of Canada is committed to helping provinces adjust to pressures in delivering interim housing solutions. To assist British Columbia, the Government will provide $6 million to address costs associated with temporary housing for asylum claimants.
May 17, 2019—Ottawa, ON—The Government of Canada is committed to a well-managed asylum system that’s fair, fast and final. Effective today, Canada is removing all countries from the designated country of origin (DCO) list, which effectively suspends the DCO policy, introduced in 2012, until it can be repealed through future legislative changes.
The Government of Canada remains committed to working collaboratively with provinces and municipalities to help deal with the pressures they face with respect to providing temporary housing to asylum claimants.