On November 8, 2021, Sean Fraser, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship (IRCC) marked the start of National Francophone Immigration Week 2021 and thanked French-speaking newcomers living in different communities across Canada, for their contributions to the country’s linguistic duality. He also highlighted the ‘National Francophone Immigration Week’ as an opportunity to recognize the importance of Francophone immigration.’ Considering in-demand occupations in the labour market, in May 2021, Canada announced parallel pathways for Francophone candidates under the temporary resident to permanent resident stream.
- Canada continues to tackle the forced displacement issue in the Americas
- Thunder Bay issued 15 recommendations under the RNIP
- Job vacancies in Canada have hit a new peak
- Ottawa to ease vaccine requirements and make ArriveCan optional
- Canada to launch a new TR2PR program
- IRCC transitions to 100% digital applications for permanent residence programs