Government of Canada News
Ministers meet with Syrian refugees in Jordan
Today, the Honourable John McCallum, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Health and Chair of the Ad Hoc Committee on Refugees, and the Honourable Harjit S. Sajjan, Minister of National Defence, concluded a very successful visit to Jordan.
Communities Across Canada Preparing to Welcome Syrian Refugees
As the Government of Canada has stepped up efforts to welcome 25,000 Syrian refugees to Canada, communities from coast to coast to coast are also preparing to welcome Syrian refugees with open arms.
Map of destination communities for privately sponsored Syrian refugees
The Government of Canada has announced a goal of bringing 25,000 Syrian refugees to Canada by the end of February, 2016. The majority will be government-assisted refugees who will go to communities across Canada, where organizations with support services are available to help them integrate.