Immigrants who face immigration processing delays to bring their spouses to Canada held a protest outside the IRCC office in Toronto demanding IRCC to process their applications in a short period of time to join their spouses. Most immigrants were frustrated about not getting a response from IRCC demanding to speed up spousal sponsorship and to prioritize family sponsorship. Many protesters expressed their desire to reunite the families since they were experiencing mental health issues after being were separated from their family members for a long time.