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HomeGovernment-assisted refugee (GAR)

Government-assisted refugee (GAR)

A person who is outside Canada who has been recognized as a Convention refugee and who receives financial and other support from the Government of Canada or the Province of Quebec For one year after arriving in Canada.

GARs are selected from applications submitted by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and other referral organizations.