Minister Kenney applauds Alberta court ruling on accused war criminal Jorge Sosa
Thursday, August 30, 2012

Ottawa, August 9, 2012 - The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism, issued the following statement.

Citizenship and Immigration Canada issues Call for Proposals for settlement projects
Thursday, August 30, 2012

Ottawa, August 1, 2012 - Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) has issued a Call for Proposals (CFP) for language training and other settlement and resettlement services to help newcomers succeed in their new lives in this country.

Controversial Canada immigration law makes it over first hurdle
Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Controversial Canada immigration bill C-31 has made it through the House of Commons and will now make its way to the Senate despite outrage from opposition politicians.

Minister Kenney issues statement marking the celebration of Assumption Day
Thursday, August 30, 2012

Ottawa, August 15, 2012 - The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism, issued the following statement to mark the celebration of Assumption Day.

New Canadian immigration system continues to take shape
Thursday, August 30, 2012

After the first details of Canada's updated visa application system were announced recently, further application criteria have since been revealed for the new Federal Skilled Worker program due to come into effect in 2013.

Cancelled Canada visa policy halted
Monday, May 28, 2012

A controversial policy which would see almost 300,000 Canada visa applications returned with the advice to reapply has been halted.

Dying woman granted Canadian citizenship
Monday, July 30, 2012

A 31-year-old Guyanese woman has been granted her dying wish of Canadian citizenship after the government expedited her application in light of her situation.

Minister Kenney issues statement recognizing Pakistan Independence Day
Thursday, August 30, 2012

Ottawa, August 14, 2012 - The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism, issued the following statement recognizing the celebration of Pakistan Independence Day.

Come to Canada Wizard works like magic - 1.6 million visits in 12 months
Thursday, August 30, 2012

Ottawa, August 29, 2012 - One year after Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) launched the Come to Canada Wizard, the popularity of the Web tool continues to rise and is reaching new heights with over 1.6 million visits.

Minister lauds Canadian immigration changes
Tuesday, August 28, 2012

The Conservative-led government has made significant changes to the Canadian immigration system in the past 12 months and Immigration Minister Jason Kenney has praised the changes' effect.

New Canada visa rules prioritise the young, English-speaking and skilled
Wednesday, August 22, 2012

New Canada visa rules will place a greater preference on bringing foreign citizens to Canada who are aged between 18 and 35, and who have English or French-language skills or a trade.

Cancelled Canada visa case quashed
Thursday, May 24, 2012

Hundreds of potential migrants have had their hopes dashed after a federal court ruled that their Canada visa applications could be closed legally.

Minister Kenney issues statement recognizing Ukraine's Independence Day
Thursday, August 30, 2012

Ottawa, August 24, 2012 - The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism, issued the following statement recognizing the celebration of Ukraine's Independence Day.

Ministers Kenney and Toews issue statement on charges laid against marriage fraud ring participants..
Thursday, August 30, 2012

Ottawa, August 28, 2012 - The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism, and the Honourable Vic Toews, Minister of Public Safety, made the following statement today after the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) announced that 78 charges have been laid against 39 individuals involved in a marriage fraud ring.

Minister Kenney issues statement recognizing Eid al-Fitr
Thursday, August 30, 2012

Ottawa, August 17, 2012 - The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism, issued the following statement recognizing Eid al-Fitr.

Canada Announces Observation Mission to Ukraine Elections
Thursday, August 30, 2012

Ottawa, August 9, 2012 - The Government of Canada is sending 500 observers to help monitor Ukraine's parliamentary elections in October. The announcement was made today by Jason Kenney, Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism; Bob Dechert, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs John Baird; Lois Brown, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of International Cooperation Julian Fantino and Ted Opitz, Member of Parliament for Etobicoke Centre.

Revised Federal Skilled Worker Program Unveiled
Thursday, August 30, 2012

Ottawa, August 17, 2012 - Proposed regulatory changes announced today to the Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP) will allow Canada to better select skilled workers who can “hit the ground running” upon arrival.

Minister Kenney issues statement recognizing Emancipation Day
Thursday, August 30, 2012

Ottawa, August 1, 2012 - The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism, issued the following statement recognizing Emancipation Day:

Minister Kenney issues statement marking Black Ribbon Day
Thursday, August 30, 2012

Ottawa, August 23, 2012 - The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism, issued the following statement marking Black Ribbon Day, the National Day of Remembrance for the Victims of Communism and Nazism in Europe.

A review of the past 12 months and beyond at Citizenship and Immigration Canada "It's been a busy t..
Thursday, August 30, 2012

Ottawa, August 24, 2012 - With historically high numbers of new immigrants arriving in Canada, the Government of Canada has introduced a number of significant reforms over the past year to strengthen the integrity and economic responsiveness of the immigration system.