Federal/Provincial/Territorial Ministers Meet to Reaffirm Support and Ongoing Collaboration for Syrian Refugee Resettlement

December 1, 2015 – Ottawa, ON – Federal, provincial and territorial (FPT) ministers responsible for immigration met today to reaffirm their commitment to welcoming Syrian refugees to Canada over the coming days and months. Co-chaired by the Honourable John McCallum, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), and the Honourable Michael Chan, Ontario Minister […]

211 to Co-ordinate Offers of Support for Refugees

Posted in Media Releases on Thursday, November 19th, 2015 Nova Scotians wishing to offer support for refugees who will soon settle in the province can call 211. Beginning today, Nov. 17, 211 will record offers of aid. This can include clothing, food, lodging or financial donations. “Nova Scotians are caring and our communities have made […]

The maximum number of applications for the first intake period has been attained (Regular Skilled Worker Program)

November 10, 2015 – The maximum number of 3500 applications for a selection certificate to be received in print version for the first application intake period that began on November 4, 2015, under the Regular Skilled Worker Program, has been attained. The second intake period of 2800 applications, for online applications only, will take place:   From […]

Changes to document requirements regarding the “Professional experience” criteria – Regular Skilled Worker Program

November 25, 2015 – The Ministère de l’Immigration, de la Diversité et de l’Inclusion has modified its rules regarding document requirements for applicants in the Regular Skilled Worker Program. From now on, applicants are no longer required to systematically provide proof of the legality of their professional experience (e.g., proof of social contributions or income […]