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Immigration Canada Announces New Funding to Help Immigrants Settle in Canada

The Minister of Citizenship and Immigration, Diane Finley recently announced new federal funding to assist in the settlement and integration of new comer immigrants to Canada. the new funding of $121.6 million will be provided over the next three years. This funding is in addition to the $1.3 billion provided in Budget 2006, bringing the total investment to more than $1.4 billion over a five-year period.

The Minister also announced the 2008-09 allocations to provinces and territories outside Quebec and Ontario. The 2008-09 funding allocations to provinces and territories outside of Quebec and Ontario support the delivery of settlement programs and services. Allocations for the provinces of Ontario and Quebec are provided for in separate bilateral agreements. (A breakdown of the funding allocations is available in the backgrounder).

The Government of Canada is committed to helping newcomers and their families succeed. Since 2006, Immigration Canada has substantially increased funding in every province to support programs and services that can make a real difference in lives. With this new funding, Immigration Canada plans to continue to respond to the needs of newcomers to help them become part of Canadian community and the economy.

Settlement programs are an important part of a successful immigration program. Citizenship and Immigration Canada supports a number of programs and services that help newcomers settle and eventually integrate into the Canadian society. Some of these programs and services include those which provide information and orientation to newcomers, language training, and support in establishing networks and contacts.

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