Media Releases

Canadians Call on Minister of Immigration to Celebrate Family Day By Strengthening Family Class Reunification

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(scroll down to the end for Tagalog)

 

For Immediate Release

TORONTO / Feb 14, 2014 / - A coalition of community based organizations and academic institutes across Canada are calling on the Hon. Chris Alexander, the Federal Minister of Citizenship and Immigration, to mark Family Day 2014 by making a commitment to strengthen the family class immigration program.

OCASI Media Release: Voluntary National Household Survey does not capture true state of Canada

Policy: 

08 May 2013/Toronto – OCASI – Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants is deeply concerned that the Statistics Canada Voluntary Household Survey released today does not capture the full reality of Canada's populations, such as racialized residents, and foreign-born individuals.

The Voluntary Household Survey notes that foreign-born residents were one-fifth, or 20.6% of the Canadian population in 2011. It notes that recent immigrants (2006-2011) represented 3.5% of the total population and 17.2% of the foreign-born population.

Media Release: Immigrants say settlement and integration services are working – New report

 July 16, 2012/Toronto – OCASI - Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants is launching ‘Making Ontario Home', a new report based on extensive research carried out over a period of two years, on newcomers' experience with use of services in Ontario.

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