IRCC: Dashboard on francophone immigration 2019

In 2019, IRCC Minister launched “Meeting Our Objectives: Francophone Immigration Strategy”. This Strategy displays the vision of Canada with regard to Francophone immigration in FMCs. It is an exhaustive roadmap to achieve three main objectives to support the vitality of those communities: Increase Francophone immigration to reach a target of 4.4% of French-speaking immigrants outside…

IOM/ OIM: COVID-19 Analytical Snapshots

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has produced COVID-19 Analytical Snapshots, a series of 1-2 page snapshots on the latest analyses from around the world on the migration and mobility-related issues stemming from COVID-19. These COVID-19 Analytical Snapshots are designed to capture the latest information and analysis in a fast-moving environment. Download the Snapshots |…

Treaty Relations Commission of Manitoba – Treaty Education Initiative (TEI)

The Treaty Relations Commission of Manitoba (TRCM) has updated new resource of the Treaty Education Initiative (TEI) on its website. TEI is s a public education initiative that promotes teaching about treaties from kindergarten to grade 12. Included is the Teacher’s Manual, as well as resources from the Treaties Education Kit. Together, these resources complement…

RIF Manitoba: Francophone service pathway – Resource for English-speaking sector staff

Réseau en Immigration Francophone (RIF) Manitoba has shared with our sector the new resource to help English-speaking sector staff when making referrals to Francophone services. This will ensure that clients will receive consistent information throughout the sector. Please feel free to share this resource with your friends or colleagues! Resource for English speaking sector staff…

UNHCR Canada Report – Are refugees good for Canada? A look at Canadian refugee integration

The following study surveys the most recent data and research available to provide a glimpse into the lives and achievements of the one million refugees who arrived in Canada since 1980. It should serve as a useful source for those interested in explaining to various audiences how refugees integrate and contribute to Canadian society and…

Canadian Council for Refugees (CCR): Information on Pilot for Excluded Family Members

Pilot for Excluded Family Members: Practical Information: This document provides basic information for newcomers and those who support them about a pilot project that allows some people to sponsor family members who were not originally declared to immigration authorities (and who are therefore Excluded Family Members). https://ccrweb.ca/en/pilot-excluded-family-members-practical-information ———————– Projet pilote pour les membres de la famille…

Improving Settlement Services Across Canada

The House of Commons Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration has just released its report on Improving Settlement Services Across Canada.  The report was presented to the House on June 19, 2019. The Committee studied settlement services provided for newcomers focusing on the range of services available and best practices in service delivery; criteria for…

New IRCC Settlement Language Videos

IRCC has released two new settlement language videos that can be shared widely with staff and newcomers alike: Language training options for newcomers to Canada describes the language training and learning opportunities offered through the Settlement Program. This video will help newcomers understand what they can expect from different types of language programming, including formal…