Tag Archives: Canadian refugee program

Canada Aims for 10,000 Syrian Refugees by December 31st, 2015

A meeting co-chaired by the Honourable John McCallum, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), and the Honourable Michael Chan, Ontario Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and International Trade was held following the December 1st Forum on Welcoming Syrian Refugees to Canada. At this meeting Federal, provincial, and territorial (FPT) ministers, responsible for the immigration of incoming Syrians, gathered to […]

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Canada’s Process to Resettle 25,000 Syrian Refugees

  Working together with the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) and other nations, Canada is looking for registered individuals who wish to immigrate to Canada. An emphasis is placed on candidates deemed vulnerable, with highest priority going to: complete families, women at risk, and members of the LGBTI community. Refugees who are being privately sponsored are already identified with their […]

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Canada to Accept 5,000 Iraqi and Iranian Refugees – Immigration Department

While visiting Citizenship and Immigration Canada’s (CIC) office in Ankara, Turkey, Immigration Minister Jason Kenney announced that the federal government will resettle up to 5,000 Iraqi and Iranian refugees who are currently residing in Turkey. The move is intended to relieve pressure from Turkey, which is dealing with a massive influx of Syrian refugees. Kenny said that the federal government […]

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