Canada to empower visible minority newcomer women

Settlement ISC Citizenship & Immigration, Updates

Source: Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada website. June 6, 2019—Toronto, ON— Canada is making it easier for newcomer women to find a job by providing the support and services they need to succeed. This will help these women highlight their talents and experiences as they settle in Canada. Some newcomer women face multiple barriers trying to find work and get ahead …

Proposed change to the Oath of Citizenship

Settlement ISC Citizenship & Immigration, Updates

On May 28, 2019, The Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship introduced Bill C-99. This bill is an act to amend the Citizenship Act, to change Canada’s Oath of Citizenship to include clear reference to the rights of Indigenous peoples.

March is Fraud Prevention Month

Settlement ISC Citizenship & Immigration, Community, Updates

March is Fraud Prevention Month in Canada. Newcomers and immigrants can be targets for fraud such as advertisements promising work permits or guaranteeing high-paying jobs in Canada. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada will be raising awareness of the different types of immigration fraud, how to recognize scams and fraudulent website, how to properly choose an immigration or citizenship consultant and how to report fraud.

Calgary selected as a Welcoming Francophone Community

Settlement ISC Citizenship & Immigration, Community, Updates

Calgary has been selected as a Welcoming Francophone Community as a part of Canada’s Action Plan for Official Languages. This initiative will have 14 communities across Canada that will receive funding so they can create programs and support to help French speaking newcomers feel welcomed and integrated into the Francophone minority communities. This initiative will seek to enhance the vitality …