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Latest news happening in the settlement sector of Ontario.

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Immigration Minister announces key initiatives to promote Francophone immigration from pre-arrival to citizenship

Promoting Francophone immigration is a priority for the Government of Canada. As part of National Francophone Immigration Week, the Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, announced a number of key initiatives to improve and grow services for francophone immigrants.

New Visa Application Centres open in Asia-Pacific, the Americas, Europe and Africa

Canada is expanding its biometrics collection program and is now taking steps to prepare for December 31, 2018, when nationals from countries in Asia, Asia Pacific and the Americas will need to give their biometrics (fingerprints and a photo) when applying for a visitor visa, study or work permit, or for permanent residence.