Canada Immigration News from the CIC press release released on 11/05/2023 Good day ladies and gentlemen, this is IRC news and I am Joy Stephen, an authorized Canadian Immigration practitioner bringing out this special edition of Immigration news from CIC press release, . This news was released by the government on 11/05/2023. I am coming to you from the Polinsys studios in Cambridge, Ontario. Today is the 12/05/2023 Investing in settlement services for newcomers Settlement services are key to setting up newcomers for success in Canada. They provide newcomers with the information and support they need to make informed decisions about their new lives in Canada before and after they arrive, which helps them successfully transition into their communities and find work faster. Today, Marie-France Lalonde, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, announced over $65 million in funding extensions to service provider organizations across the country to continue delivering important settlement services, including pre-arrival services, services for racialized newcomer women, and language training for newcomers in Francophone minority communities. As part of today’s funding announcement, Parliamentary Secretary Lalonde announced that the YMCA of the National Capital Region, which will receive over $1.2 million to continue delivering important pre-arrival services to new immigrants. This funding extension will continue to support service provider organizations to deliver services to newcomers before they arrive in Canada. The YMCA offers a broad range of services abroad, which can be accessed online and in-person. Through pre-arrival service providers, newcomers are able to access important resources before coming to Canada, including information about the Canadian workplace, employment counselling and soft skills development. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada’s pre-arrival services program maximizes the economic and social integration of newcomers by directly connecting clients with the information and services they need through a streamlined, easy-to-navigate process encouraging newcomers to apply for recognition of their foreign credentials before they arrive, if needed linking clients to federal and provincial settlement services in Canada. Investments in pre-arrival services are investments in the newcomers and families joining Canada’s diverse communities, and they help them grow while strengthening Canada’s economy. Further details on individual funding for service provider organizations will be announced in the coming weeks. Welcome to this weekly video update on PNP news brought to you by IRC News. We understand the importance of staying informed about Canadian job opportunities, data analysis, and immigration news, and that’s why we’re here to provide you with the latest information. To further your understanding of becoming a Canadian Permanent Resident, we invite you to watch our free online YouTube videos at https://polinsys.com/p. Our Canadian Authorized Representative also conducts a free Q&A session every Friday to answer any questions you may have. For more information and Zoom meeting credentials, please visit https://myar.me. It’s important to note that the Canadian Government regulates who can charge fees for immigration services, so we recommend following the link https://polinsys.co/rep for more information. If you’re looking for a free evaluation of your Canada PR application, please visit https://myar.me/evaluationXX. To stay updated with our latest news, follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube. We appreciate your support and hope you’ve found this video informative. If you liked this news, please like the video and to receive notifications about more Canadian job positions, please subscribe to our channel.