What does the 2021-2023 Immigration Levels Plan mean for the resettlement of refugees?

For the year 2021, the plan projects a total of 12 500 resettled refugees - government-assisted, 22 500 resettled refugees - privately sponsored and 1000 resettled refugees - Blended Visa Office-Referred.

The 2021‒2023 Immigration Levels Plan was presented on October 30th by The Honourable Marco Mendicino, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship. The 2021 to 2023 levels plan aims to continue welcoming immigrants at a rate of about 1% of the population of Canada, including 401,000 permanent residents in 2021, 411,000 in 2022 and 421,000 in 2023.

Government of Canada announces plan to support economic recovery through immigration

The Honourable Marco Mendicino, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, tabled the 2021‒2023 Immigration Levels Plan on October 30th, which sets out a path for responsible increases to immigration targets to help the Canadian economy recover from COVID-19, drive future growth and create jobs for middle class Canadians.

The Refugee Experience Art Auction

WUSC UTSC and SCSU are organizing The Refugee Experience Art Auction. 

This art auction will showcase the struggles, resilience, triumphs, and sacrifices of refugees. 

All the proceeds and donations from the sale will be donated to the Student Refugee Program (SRP). 

SRP combienes resettlement with opportunities for higher education. 

Webinar On The Financial Responsibilities Of SAHs

What are the sponsors’ financial responsibilities according to the sponsorship agreement? 

That is a question that the Refugee Sponsorship Training Program (RSTP) will try to answer through a webinar. 

Participants will be able to get:

  • An overview of the Resettlement Assistance Program’s (RAP) rate 

  • A demonstration of how to use the RAP rates to calculate the minimum level of financial support required on arrival

The PSR Program: Adding Dependents Post-Submission and Updating Applications

There are always unforeseen events that happen in life. 

Did you have any change in circumstances since you submitted your application for private sponsorship of refugees?

If this is the case, the Refugee Sponsorship Training Program (RSTP) is organizing a webinar to help you notify Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) about any update in your application. 

Participants will be able to know: 

PSR: Adding Dependents After Submission

How do you keep Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) in the loop if there is any change in circumstances (change in family composition, change of contact details, mailing, or residential address etc…)?

The Refugee Sponsorship Training Program (RSTP) will explain to you through a webinar what you need to do in the event that this was to happen to the refugee you are sponsoring.

Participants will know get to know the following things:

  • Who to contact and when