Since the coronavirus pandemic, the IRB and IRCC have implemented measures to respond to the rapidly evolving situation.
Special measures to help applicants in China, Iran and South Korea affected by the novel coronavirus
As the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to spread globally, more foreign nationals are experiencing difficulties when applying to come to Canada temporarily or permanently due to travel restrictions and service disruptions.
Endorsing the UN Global Compact will push Canada to reconsider border policies that force refugee claimants to take irregular and dangerous routes into the country.
The dispute between Canada and Saudi Arabia arose due to a tweet issued by Canada’s Global Affairs Ministry criticizing the arrest and detention of two female bloggers.