The Report of the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration illustrates how the pandemic has affected Canadian immigration. It highlights the challenges of technology access, processing delays, communication, and legal exclusions to applicants in family reunification and international student streams. The report also examines economic immigration, as well as the Government of Canada’s efforts to address growing risks for Hong Kong pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong and Canada. The committee is comprised of Canadian members of parliament, who manage and monitor federal policy relating to immigration and multiculturalism, as well as oversee the immigration department and refugee board.
- 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