On March 30, 2021, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) published a news release regarding plans to facilitate efforts to help the ISIS victims and Yazidi refugees in particular. According to IRCC, since 2017 and until January 31, 2021, IRCC resettled over 1,400 ISIS victims, including 1,356 government-assisted survivors (1,149 Yazidi women and girls) and 94 privately sponsored survivors (all Yazidi women and girls). IRCC also announced a new policy to help those refugees to reunite with their families including extended family members.
- Quebec invited 69 candidates in the fourth round of Arrima in 2021
- Fully vaccinated international students can be exempted from mandatory quarantine
- Ontario issued 583 NOIs in the Human Capital Priorities Stream
- Canada invited 1,002 provincial nominees in the Express Entry draw #193
- British Columbia held a new draw
- Canada’s new Oath of Citizenship officially recognizes First Nations, Inuit and Metis rights