News from Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC)
12 news items
Let's Talk: A Language Interpretation Toolkit for Service Providers in Ontario
(Posted : September 27, 2011) - Let's Talk is an initiative of Citizenship and Immigration Canada, Ontario Region (CIC). It is an electronic repository of tools, resources, and information about interpretation for people with limited English language proficiency, designed to help organizations better deliver services to immigrants.
New web tool helps prospective immigrants determine if they are eligible to come to Canada
(Posted : September 6, 2011) - Citizenship and Immigration Canada has created a web tool that is meant to help users learn how they might visit, study, or live in Canada.
Government of Canada consults on immigrant skilled worker program
(Posted : February 17, 2011) - Citizenship and Immigration Canada is proposing changes to the Federal Skilled Worker Program to help Canada select immigrants who have the best chance of integrating and making a better contribution to the Canadian economy. CIC will be consulting with stakeholders and the public on the proposed changes beginning immediately.
Inter-Action: Canada's New Multiculturalism Grants and Contributions Program
(Posted : July 30, 2010) - This new program provides funding under two streams, Projects and Events, each with its own updated objectives, funding guidelines, and processes.
Bill C-11 on refugee reform is now law
(Posted : July 2, 2010) - This Citizenship and Immigration Canada web page explains what the law's effects will be.
New rules aim to strengthen the value of Canadian Citizenship
(Posted : June 14, 2010) - A Citizenship and Immigration Canada news release says new rules will make it easier to take citizenship away from those who have acquired it by fraud and crack down on crooked citizenship consultants.
Legislation to crack down on crooked immigration consultants
(Posted : June 9, 2010) - The federal government has introduced legislation to crack down on crooked immigration consultants who exploit prospective immigrants.
CIC information sessions for the Haitian community in Toronto
(Posted : February 1, 2010) - Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) is participating in a number of information sessions for the Haitian community in Toronto in order to provide people with information on the special immigration measures and on how they can sponsor members of their immediate family who were directly and seriously affected by the earthquake in Haiti.
Canada removes exemption related to Safe Third Country Agreement
(Posted : July 24, 2009) - Citizenship and Immigration Canada has eliminated the exemption for moratorium country nationals under the Safe Third Country Agreement.
New citizenship law to take effect April 17
(Posted : April 16, 2009) - A new citizenship law, which comes into effect April 17, will grant citizenship to certain people who lost it and to others who will be recognized as citizens for the first time. It will also limit citizenship by descent to one generation outside Canada.
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