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Government of Canada announces details for opening of 2020 Parents and Grandparents Program

News release October 5, 2020—Ottawa—The Honourable Marco E. L. Mendicino, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, today announced details for the opening of the 2020 Parents and Grandparents (PGP) Program, building further on the government’s commitment to reuniting families. Over a 3-week period, from 12 p.m. EDT on October 13, 2020, to 12 p.m. EST … Continue reading

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Changes to 2017 Parent and Grandparent Program application intake process

News Release Changes to 2017 Parent and Grandparent Program application intake process Ottawa, ON – Family reunification is a key immigration commitment of the Government of Canada. The Parent and Grandparent Program brings together thousands of families each year. For 2017, the Honourable John McCallum, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, today announced changes to … Continue reading

Super Visa hits super milestone;  Program helps families reunite faster
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Super Visa hits super milestone; Program helps families reunite faster

News Release Super Visa hits super milestone Program helps families reunite faster Surrey— Over 50,000 of the popular Parent and Grandparent Super Visas have been issued since its December 2011 launch, as part ofPhase I of the Action Plan for Faster Family Reunification. This multiple-entry visa is valid for up to 10 years and provides parents … Continue reading

Action Plan for Faster Family Reunification: Parent and Grandparent program re-opening January 2, 2015
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Action Plan for Faster Family Reunification: Parent and Grandparent program re-opening January 2, 2015

News Release Reuniting more families Parent and Grandparent program re-opening January 2, 2015 Ottawa — Today, Canada’s Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander announced that the parent and grandparent program (PGP) will re-open on January 2, 2015. Alexander highlighted the success of the PGP, stating that Canada has welcomed more than 70,000 parents and grandparents … Continue reading