New immigration measures to support Lebanon

Credit to Author: Mohanad Moetaz| Date: Thu, 17 Sep 2020 00:00:58 +0000

Canada has announced additional facilitative measures to support those affected by the situation in Beirut, Lebanon.  Canadian citizens and permanent residents in Lebanon wishing to return to Canada may receive priority processing if they require travel documents such as a permanent resident travel document (PRTD), or a Canadian passport.  Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) […]

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Canada offers more immigration assistance to Lebanon

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Fri, 04 Sep 2020 02:26:45 +0000

Canada has unveiled additional immigration support to Lebanese nationals following last month’s tragic explosion in Beirut. The supports were announced on September 3rd, several weeks after Canada established an immigration task force in support of Lebanese individuals impacted by the explosion. The Canadian government will prioritize travel documents for Canadian citizens and permanent residents in […]

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How to immigrate to Canada from Lebanon

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Tue, 18 Aug 2020 03:00:23 +0000

Lebanese immigration to Canada began in 1882. There are now an estimated 200,000 to 400,000 people of Lebanese origin living in Canada, according to the Canadian government. Over the past five years, about 1,800 Lebanese citizens have immigrated to Canada each year. The main way for Lebanese nationals to immigrate to Canada is as skilled […]

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UN launches $565M appeal for Lebanon

Credit to Author: Agence France-Presse| Date: Sat, 15 Aug 2020 16:30:55 +0000

BEIRUT: The United Nations launched an appeal on Friday to raise $565 million to help Lebanon recover from this month’s devastating port blast that killed 171 people. The UN said in a statement that the funds would be used to support Lebanon as it moves from immediate life-saving humanitarian relief towards rebuilding its shattered economy. […]

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Canada offers immigration support to Lebanon

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Sat, 15 Aug 2020 00:00:32 +0000

Canada is establishing an immigration task force in support of Lebanon. Canada’s Minister of Immigration and the Minister of Foreign Affairs issued a statement indicating that the task force will assist those affected by last week’s tragic events in Beirut. The purpose of the task force is to “support the delivery of consular services, and […]

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DFA to repatriate OFW who committed suicide in Lebanon

Credit to Author: Bernadette Tamayo| Date: Mon, 25 May 2020 11:52:47 +0000

FOREIGN Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. on Monday has directed the Philippine Embassy in Beirut, Lebanon to repatriate the body of a Filipina who committed suicide on Saturday. “Got a report: woman checked into our Beirut embassy shelter threw herself out of the window. We’re on it. Why I get homicidal when p********* here who […]

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