On June 14, 2021, the Government of Canada introduced new instructions to allow Indigenous peoples, residential school survivors, and their families to reclaim their Indigenous name on replacement passports, travel documents, citizenship certificates, and permanent resident cards free of charge until May 30, 2026. The Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Call to Action 17 provides direction, document requirements, and procedures to help clients to reclaim their Indigenous name. In addition, IRCC made the standard name change process simpler for Indigenous clients on various valid IRCC documents.
- Jean Boulet became the new Quebec Immigration Minister
- The number of foreign tourists in Canada has increased 14 times
- Top 10 in-demand job vacancies in Quebec
- The Canadian Immigration Lawyers Association warned that the new immigration college will not be successful too
- Ontario has recorded the largest population outflow since the 1980s
- Alberta invited new candidates and updated the AINP inventory