PC 2020-0261 Regulations Amending the Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations

Date Announced:

April 20, 2020

Active Period:

April 20, 2020 until further notice.


This order is to control and prevent the spread of COVID-19 within Canada by ensuring that foreign nationals and employers of temporary foreign workers comply with measures that protect public health. This order mandates amendments to the Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations (IRPR).

Departments and Agencies:

Economic and Social Development Canada | Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada | Privy Council Office | Public Safety Canada

Type of Administrative Action:

Immigration Category:

Everyone | Temporary foreign workers


compliance management processes | employer obligations | removal order

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