Mendicino: Immigration to remain “enduring value” after coronavirus

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Wed, 20 May 2020 07:00:43 +0000

COVID-19 is showing us the need for continued strong immigration to Canada and the important contribution of immigrant workers to the Canadian economy, federal Immigration Minister Marco Mendicino said Friday when he spoke with the Canadian Press. “[It is] vitally important that we continue to immigrate today in a manner that is safe and orderly […]

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Canada’s immigration minister shares coronavirus updates

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Tue, 05 May 2020 15:46:14 +0000

Marco Mendicino shared several updates this morning on how the coronavirus will impact Canada’s immigration system in the near future. In a 60-minute discussion with the Canadian Bar Association’s Immigration Law Section, the immigration minister touched on topics such as immigration levels, temporary foreign workers, and international students. Immigration Levels: Canada will remain open to […]

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Canada’s 2020-22 Immigration Levels Plan to welcome over one million immigrants

Credit to Author: Ramya Ramanathan| Date: Wed, 18 Mar 2020 20:54:44 +0000

The Minister of Immigration, Marco Mendicino tabled the 2019 Annual Report to Parliament on Immigration last week. The report sets out information on the numbers of temporary residents and permanent residents in 2018 and in addition, provides information on the Government of Canada Immigration Levels Plan for 2020-2022. Key highlights from the 2020-2022 Immigration Levels […]

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Canada to welcome over one million new immigrants between 2020-2022

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Fri, 28 Feb 2020 18:39:02 +0000

Marco Mendicino laid out his vision for Canada’s immigration system today in Toronto. It was his first major policy speech since his November 2019 appointment as Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship. Mendicino was appointed after the Liberal Party of Canada was re-elected to a second mandate in October and he is currently pursuing an […]

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Atlantic Canada’s immigration revolution continues

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Wed, 12 Feb 2020 16:12:35 +0000

Atlantic Canada’s incredible immigration run continued in 2019 as the region welcomed nearly 18,000 newcomers. The Atlantic region, which includes Newfoundland and Labrador, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia, and New Brunswick, has been making significant efforts in recent years to welcome more immigrants. Atlantic Canada has a rapidly aging population, low birth rate, higher rates […]

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Canada broke another record by welcoming 341,000 immigrants in 2019

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Mon, 10 Feb 2020 17:02:21 +0000

Canada continued its immigration record-setting pace by welcoming 341,000 newcomers in 2019. This is only the fifth time in its history that it has welcomed more than 300,000 immigrants in one year (the other times were 1911-1913 and 2018). Canada also exceeded the target it set in its 2019-2021 Immigration Levels Plan (330,800 immigrants) by […]

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Why does Canada’s federal government launch economic class pilot programs?

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Tue, 14 Jan 2020 21:52:24 +0000

Since a 2012 reform to Canada’s Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (IRPA), Canada’s immigration minister has had the legal authority to introduce new economic class pilot programs to welcome immigrants that can help address economic and labour force priority areas across the country. Other than one exception, every new federal economic class program since that […]

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Liberals outline Canada’s immigration priorities in new Mandate Letter

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Fri, 13 Dec 2019 19:45:44 +0000

Managing the arrival of more than a million new permanent residents and creating a new Municipal Nominee Program are among the tasks Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has assigned to his new Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, Marco Mendicino. These responsibilities and others are outlined in Mendicino’s Mandate Letter, which the federal government published […]

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Marco Mendicino nommé nouveau ministre canadien de l’Immigration

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Wed, 20 Nov 2019 19:15:50 +0000

Le premier ministre Justin Trudeau a nommé Marco Mendicino au poste de ministre de l’Immigration, des Réfugiés et de la Citoyenneté du Canada.Marco Mendicino est descendant d’immigrants italiens et il représente la circonscription d’Eglinton-Lawrence à Toronto, en Ontario. Âgé de 46 ans, Mendicino possède une vaste expérience en droit et a travaillé pendant près de 10 ans […]

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