Organizations will deliver settlement services to newcomers before they arrive in Canada.
Pre-arrival services canada play an important role in Canada’s immigration program. They provide information and support in settling which help them make informed decisions. A newcomer, including refugees, can make use of these services and make right decision about their new life in Canada before they arrive.
The most common question for a newcomer is; how to find a job. To help deliver these important services, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) will be providing funding of $18.4 million to Colleges and Institutes of Canada (CICan).
These service providers will provide national-level information, orientation and onward referrals to economic and family-class pre-arrival clients.
CICan will offer online services and in-person services in India and the Philippines, including comprehensive services and specialized supports for specific immigration categories and client groups (such as youth and LGBTQ2S+).
Recent funding announcement shows IRCC’s commitment towards helping newcomers so they settle in Canadian life easily. This is part of IRCC’s renewed pre-arrival services program.
Which will maximize the social integration of newcomers, set them up to contribute to the economy and help grow the middle class by: