Speeding up spousal applications

September 24, 2020 — Ottawa — Today, the Honourable Marco E. L. Mendicino, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, is announcing action to speed up spousal application processing and help families build their lives together in Canada. Immigration, Refugees...
Volunteer just like family member

Volunteer just like family member

In Turkish culture, the term “teyze” mean an incredible aunt, sort of a half-mother. After Omer Livvarcin moved from Turkey to Ottawa in September 2016 with his spouse and two sons, little did he know he would find a “teyze” in the form of Murielle Lemay. “We first...
We are all Immigrants

We are all Immigrants

July 22, 2016 – The Canadian Jewish News (CJN) “Immigrants get the job done!” These were the strong words of Lin Manuel-Miranda at the recent University of Pennsylvania commencement ceremony. (I was there to proudly watch my son receive his doctorate!) What...

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