Posts filed under: Passport News

Marie-Danielle Smith  The Canadian Press – Posted August 17, 2022 The federal government is adding new passport service locations across Canada as a backlog in processing applications continues. Social Development Minister Karina Gould announced Wednesday that people can now apply...
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Spencer Van Dyk – CTV News parliamentary bureau writer, producer – Aug 15, 2022 Minister of Families, Children and Social Development Karina Gould is discouraging people from making fake travel plans just to skip the line of those waiting for...
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Statement July 25, 2022 Gatineau, Québec “Service Canada staff are working hard to provide passports to Canadians as quickly as possible. At the same time, staff are doing everything they can to give Canadians a better service experience as they go...
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By Nicholas Keung Immigration Reporter  Fri., July 15, 2022 Ottawa has failed to issue passports within the required timeline to almost 300,000 Canadians in the first year of a new fee-remission policy brought in by immigration officials to ensure service standards...
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Purpose scope and focus of the evaluation The evaluation of the Passport Program was conducted in fulfilment of requirements of the Treasury Board 2016 Policy on Results, as well as commitments in various Treasury Board Submissions. Led by Immigration, Refugees...
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Christopher Nardi  Publishing date:  Jul 15, 2022 The 2020 report said the ‘single greatest improvement’ to the passport program would be an online portal to submit applications. That has not been created OTTAWA – An internal evaluation of Canada’s passport...
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Sofia Misenheimer  MTL Blog, Staff Writer  July 12, 2022 New measures from the federal government could improve wait times for people looking to get a passport in Canada. High demand for several months has resulted in processing backlogs that have seen Quebecers...
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Article author: Isabelle Docto  Jun 27 2022, 5:38 pm Canadians who want a romantic getaway to Paris will need to pay a fee starting next year. The European Union (EU) announced the launch date for its new visa waiver system called the European Travel Information...
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Ukraine immigration measures: Financial assistance The federal government is offering financial assistance to help newly arrived Ukrainian families who are in Canada under the Canada-Ukraine authorization for emergency travel (CUAET). The assistance is a one-time, non-taxable benefit. It’s to take...
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By Simon Little & John Hua  Global News  Posted May 25, 2022 Backlogs and bottlenecks in passport processing through Service Canada appear to be causing problems for clients seeking other core services through the facilities, such as death benefits or employment insurance. Lower...
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