Government of Canada News
Statement by Minister Bibeau on International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation
"Female genital mutilation, also known as 'female genital cutting' or 'female circumcision,' is an abhorrent practice typically carried out on young girls between infancy and age 15."
Nationals of Haiti and Zimbabwe given an additional six months to apply for permanent residence in Canada
The Honourable John McCallum, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship and the Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness today announced that an additional six months have been given to allow certain nationals of Haiti and Zimbabwe to apply for permanent residence without risk of removal from Canada.
Highlights of the Second Weekend of Winterlude
On the program: exciting events, ice sculptures, electrifying performances, a workout circuit, exhibits and much more!