Highlights / private sponsorship

Immigration & Refugees, Society

Sponsors of refugees call on new government to do more

Groups which privately sponsor refugees to come to Canada are calling on the newly-elected Canadian government to bring in more refugees under its own auspices. The Canadian Refugee Sponsorship Agreement Holders Association (SAH Council) says private sponsorship of refugees should »

Immigration & Refugees, International

Ottawa to take more privately sponsored Syrian refugees

Canada will process an additional 10,000 applications from private sponsorship groups wishing to help resettle Syrian refugees, federal Immigration Minister John McCallum said Thursday. McCallum’s announcement comes following complaints from Canadians who felt the government had scaled back its efforts after reaching its goal »