ICC’s Roundtable Discussions Connects New Citizens
The ICC was fortunate to celebrate new Canadians during an Enhanced Citizenship Ceremony on March 14, 2023, in Montréal, Québec. At the Espace pour La Vie (Montreal’s Space for Life), guests are able to fully experience nature throughout the entire year.
The National Ballet of Canada Creates Unforgettable Cultural Experience for Canoo Members
On March 14th, the National Ballet of Canada, in partnership with the Institute for Canadian Citizenship, hosted a magical evening for 200 newcomers to Canada. We would like to thank the National Ballet of Canada for this memorable night of beauty, culture and community building. Their commitment to enriching the lives of Canadians through the arts is inspiring.
Canoo Insights Report: Part 3 Canoo Women Members
According to Statistics Canada, over 7 million women living in Canada were born outside of the country, and in 2022, IRCC welcomed 242,884 female permanent residents, 52% of the total […]
ICC Hosts New Citizens at the Art Gallery of Alberta
On March 2, 2023, the ICC had the pleasure of hosting an in-person Enhanced Citizenship Ceremony at the Art Gallery of Alberta in Edmonton, Alberta. Presiding Official Ellicia Vieira administered the oath of citizenship and welcomed 39 individuals from 18 countries as Canadian citizens.
ICC Celebrates New Canadian Citizens in Calgary, Alberta
On February 28, 2023, ICC hosted an in-person Enhanced Citizenship Ceremony at the Hangar Flight Museum in Calgary, Alberta. Presiding Official Irene Pfeiffer administered the oath of citizenship and welcomed 27 individuals from 14 countries as Canadian citizens.
ICC Welcomes New Canadian Citizens during In-Person Ceremony in Winnipeg, Manitoba
On February 15, 2023, we were honoured to host an in-person Enhanced Citizenship Ceremony at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights in Winnipeg, Manitoba. As the world’s first museum dedicated to human rights, the venue highlights respect and compassion while encouraging meaningful conversations.
ICC Immigration Dashboard: February 2023 Update
The latest immigration data (December 2022) has been released by IRCC and the complete 2022 data updates can be found on our immigration dashboard. Data are released by IRCC on […]
ICC’s Citizenship Ceremony at Toronto Pearson International Airport
On February 10th, 2023, we were honoured to host a citizenship ceremony at Toronto Pearson International Airport. We are grateful to the Toronto Pearson International Airport for animating their space and welcoming the new citizenship candidates, their friends, family, and community members with such a memorable ceremony venue.
The ICC’s First In-Person Citizenship Ceremony of 2023 at the VIA Rail Station in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
The Institute for Canadian Citizenship Enhanced Citizenship Ceremony in Halifax
The Newcomer Perspective: Isolation after Covid, but accessing recreational activities can help
A new survey by the Institute for Canadian Citizenship is shedding light on a worrying sense of isolation amongst newcomers in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. It also highlights […]
Exploring Citizenship and Permanent Resident Data on the ICC’s Immigration Dashboard
Immigration is vital to Canada’s economy, but also to its cultural dynamism. 90 percent of labour force growth is attributed to immigration, as is 75 percent of population growth. Canada […]
Year in Review 2022
2022 was a year of expansion and innovation for the Institute for Canadian Citizenship (the ICC). The ICC worked with Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) to host more than 60 ceremonies, welcoming 4,739 newcomers into our Canadian family. Additionally, Canoo, our one-of-a-kind app that gives newcomers free VIP access to +1,400 of Canada’s best cultural and outdoor experiences, saw remarkable growth and has the highest number of activated accounts since launching in 2019.