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21:50 AST (Sunday, Dec 20, 2015) – Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada
Minister McCallum visits Jordan for a second time since launch of #WelcomeRefugees initiative

After a successful trip to Lebanon, the Honourable John McCallum, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, continued on to Jordan for a two day follow-up visit. This is the second trip to Amman for the Minister since the November 2015 announcement of the #WelcomeRefugees initiative….

17:00 AST (Friday, Dec 18, 2015) – Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada
Minister McCallum in Lebanon for on-the-ground update of the #WelcomeRefugees initiative

Today, the Honourable John McCallum, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, paid his first visit to Lebanon since Canada announced on November 24, 2015, its national project to resettle Syrian refugees to Canada….

12:00 AST (Saturday, Dec 12, 2015) – Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada
Minister McCallum welcomes 100 new Canadians

Today at the York Regional Police Headquarters, the Honourable John McCallum, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, welcomed 100 new Canadians from 28 countries at a special citizenship ceremony in honour of International Human Rights Day, which occurred earlier this week. For the first time, Minister McCallum delivered the Oath of Citizenship to new Canadians….

15:55 AST (Wednesday, Dec 09, 2015) – Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada
Airports in Toronto and Montreal ready to welcome the first flights of Syrian refugees to Canada

Government of Canada flights of Syrian refugees will begin this week, with flights landing in Toronto on December 10, and Montreal on December 12. The first two flights will use military aircraft, but chartered flights are expected to be used for subsequent flights in December….

10:45 AST (Wednesday, Dec 09, 2015) – Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada
More Support on the Way for Service Providers

The Honourable John McCallum, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship today announced that more funding will be provided for resettlement and settlement service providers by extending current contribution agreements and providing new funding where and when it is needed….

18:05 AST (Tuesday, Dec 01, 2015) – Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada
Federal/Provincial/Territorial Ministers Meet to Reaffirm Support and Ongoing Collaboration for Syrian Refugee Resettlement

Federal, provincial and territorial (FPT) ministers responsible for immigration met today to reaffirm their commitment to welcoming Syrian refugees to Canada over the coming days and months….

20:00 AST (Sunday, Nov 29, 2015) – Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada
Ministers meet with Syrian refugees in Jordan

Today, the Honourable John McCallum, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Health and Chair of the Ad Hoc Committee on Refugees, and the Honourable Harjit S. Sajjan, Minister of National Defence, concluded a very successful visit to Jordan….

16:55 AST (Sunday, Nov 29, 2015) – Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada
Communities Across Canada Preparing to Welcome Syrian Refugees

As the Government of Canada has stepped up efforts to welcome 25,000 Syrian refugees to Canada, communities from coast to coast to coast are also preparing to welcome Syrian refugees with open arms….

17:00 AST (Tuesday, Nov 24, 2015) – Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada
Canada Offers Leadership on the Syrian Refugee Crisis

The Government of Canada is taking immediate action to welcome 25,000 Syrian refugees to Canada as quickly as possible, through a five-phase national plan. Canada can and will do more to help Syrian refugees who are desperately seeking safety, by offering them a new home….

13:40 AST (Monday, Nov 09, 2015) – Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada
Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship announces action on Syrian refugee crisis

The Honourable John McCallum, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, today announced the creation of a new Cabinet ad hoc committee to help bring Syrian refugees to Canada….