Statements

Ottawa, December 15, 2016 - Global Refugee Sponsorship Initiative promotes Canada's private refugee sponsorship model

Ottawa, December 14, 2016 - Changes to 2017 Parent and Grandparent Program application intake process

Ottawa, December 7, 2016 - Government of Canada delivering faster processing and shorter wait times for spousal reunification

Ottawa, December 1, 2016 - Canada lifts visa requirement on Mexico

Mississauga, November 30, 2016 - Growth of good jobs for Canadians the goal of the Global Skills Strategy

Ottawa, November 14, 2016 - Improvements to Express Entry on the way

Ottawa, November 3, 2016 - Travellers to Canada take note: End of leniency period for Electronic Travel Authorization

Ottawa, October 31, 2016 - Canada announces its intention to allow all Romanians and Bulgarians to travel to Canada visa-free on December 1, 2017

Ottawa, October 31, 2016 - 2017 Immigration Plan - Setting the Foundation for Economic Growth

Ottawa, October 31, 2016 - Statement from the Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Regarding Francophone Immigration Week

Ottawa, October 25, 2016 - Statement from the Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Regarding the Yazidi Population

Ottawa, October 7, 2016 - Statement from the Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship - Citizenship Week

Brussels, July 11, 2016 - Joint Statement by Dimitris Avramopoulos, European Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs, and Citizenship, and John McCallum, Canadian Minister for Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, following meetings in Brussels

Ottawa, June 20, 2016 - Ministers McCallum, Joly, and Bibeau mark World Refugee Day

Ottawa, June 14, 2016 - Speaking notes for John McCallum, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship at a luncheon hosted by the Canadian Club of Ottawa

Toronto, May 24, 2016 - Joint Statement b/w European Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs, and Citizenship, Dimitris Avramopoulos and Canadian Minister for Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship,John McCallum, following their meeting in Toronto

Ottawa, May 3, 2016 - Minister McCallum responds to the Auditor General's Report

Ottawa, April 30, 2016 - Statement from the Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, and the Minister of Canadian Heritage

Toronto, April 04, 2016 - Speaking notes for John McCallum, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship at an Event Hosted by the Ontario Chamber of Commerce

Geneva, March 30, 2016 - Speaking notes for John McCallum, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship at the Plenary Session of the UNHCR's High-Level Meeting on Pathways for Admission of Syrian Refugees

Geneva, March 30, 2016 - Speaking notes for John McCallum, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship at a Panel Discussion Showcasing Best Practices for the Admission of Syrian Refugees

Brampton, March 21, 2016 - Speaking notes for the Honourable John McCallum, P.C., M.P., Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship At a Media Availability on the 2016 Immigration Levels Plan

Vancouver, March 18, 2016 - Speaking notes for John McCallum, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship At an Event Hosted by the Vancouver Board of Trade

Winnipeg, March 17, 2016 - Speaking notes for John McCallum, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship at a Luncheon Hosted by the Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce

Montreal, March 16, 2016 - Speaking Notes for the Honourable John McCallum, C. P., MP, Minister for Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship at a luncheon organized by the Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal

Halifax, March 15, 2016 - Speaking notes for John McCallum, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship At a Luncheon Hosted by the Halifax Chamber of Commerce

Toronto, March 3, 2016 - At the 18th National Metropolis Conference: Getting results; Migration, Opportunities and Good Governance

Ottawa, February 29, 2016 - Speaking notes for the Honourable John McCallum, P.C., M.P., Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship

Ottawa, February 25, 2016 - Honourable John McCallum, P.C., M.P., Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship at an announcement regarding proposed amendments to the Citizenship Act

Ottawa, January 29, 2016 - inister McCallum congratulates those working on the ground to support the national project to resettle Syrian refugees in Canada

Ottawa, January 9, 2016 - Minister McCallum issues statement regarding disturbing incident in Vancouver

Ottawa, January 7, 2016 - The government discontinues its appeal in the Y.Z Litigation

Ottawa, December 31, 2015 - Hon. Minister John McCallum and The Hon. Jane Philpott, Chair of the Cabinet Ad Hoc Committee on Refugees and Minister of Health, provide an update on Canada's plan to resettle 25,000 Syrian Refugees

Ottawa, December 23, 2015 - Honourable John McCallum, P.C., M.P., Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship at a news conference updating Canada's plan to resettle 25,000 Syrian refugees, following his return from a trip to Lebanon and Jordan

Ottawa, December 16, 2015 - Statement from the Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship and the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada

Ottawa, December 16, 2016 - Hon. John McCallum, P.C., M.P., Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship and the Honourable Jane Philpott, P.C., M.P., Minister of Health at a news conference updating Canada's plan to resettle 25,000 Syrian

Ottawa, December 9, 2015 - Speaking notes for the Honourable John McCallum, P.C., M.P., Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship at a news conference updating Canada's plan to resettle 25,000 Syrian refugees

Ottawa, December 1, 2015 - Speaking notes for the Honourable John McCallum, P.C., M.P., Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship at the Governor General of Canada's Forum on Welcoming Syrian Refugees to Canada

Ottawa, November 24, 2015 - Speaking notes for the Honourable John McCallum, P.C., M.P., Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship at an announcement on Canada's plan to resettle 25,000 Syrian refugees

Ottawa, November 23, 2015 - Minister McCallum issues statement following call with Big City Mayors

November 20, 2015 - Speech to Humanity First Donor Conference on Resettling Syrian Refugees

Ottawa, November 19, 2015 - Minister McCallum issues statement following meeting with Quebec Provincial Ministers

Ottawa, November 16, 2015 - Statement from the Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship and the Minister of Justice