A stronger immigration system that better serves newcomers

Date Announced:

September 1, 2022


Today, the Honourable Sean Fraser, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, visited an IRCC application processing centre in New Waterford, Nova Scotia, to announce new online services across our immigration system, helping to improve client experience and reduce the backlogs. Measures include:

* Reducing wait times
* Expanding online applications for permanent residence
* Providing better information to clients
* Modernizing the citizenship program

Departments and Agencies:

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada

Type of Administrative Action:

Immigration Category:

Economic migrants | Family class (reunification) | International students | Prospective immigrants | Temporary residents | Visitors


backlogs; client experience; medical exam; new online services

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