Visit this IRCC webpage to find out the steps involved in processing a Private Refugee Sponsorship application, including when you can expect to hear back from IRCC, how processing times can be impacted, the size of the backlog of applications, etc.
This handbook by RSTP provides detailed information on the private sponsorship process from start to finish.
This flow chart by WoodGreen Community Services shows common needs/activities for PSRs from arrival to year four.
This handbook by Lifeline Syria provides step-by-step information on the one-year private sponsorship period.
This guide by the Government of Canada provides detailed information for private sponsors in Canada interested in sponsoring refugees from abroad.
This resource from the Canadian Council for Refugees is geared toward groups applying to privately sponsor refugees, but it includes lots of information relevant to other groups.
This document from the Government of Canada answers common questions about sponsorship and costs. It is available in Arabic.
This document by the IRCC outlines the responsibilities of sponsorship groups and IRCC-funded settlement service providers with regards to services to be provided to privately sponsored refugees.