IRCC Videos

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    Before You Arrive in Canada Description: Published on April 19, 2013 Source: Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada  Duration: 10:57

    This video will help you get ready for your new life in Canada . It will explain some of the things you should do before you leave your country of origin to make sure you are prepared when you arrive in Canada .

    Topics include learning English and French, gathering official documents, getting ready to find work, Canada 's health and education systems and much more.

    For more information about starting your life in Canada , visit http://www.immigration.gc.ca/settlement .

    Closed captioning for this video, along with a transcript and downloadable versions, is available at http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/departme...

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    Your First Two Weeks in Canada Description: Published on April 19, 2013 Source: Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada Duration: 9:32

    This video will help you get ready for your new life in Canada . It will explain some of the things you should do during your first two weeks in Canada to help make the transition easier.

    Topics include arriving at the airport, finding support at an immigrant-serving organization, getting government documents, opening a Canadian bank account and much more.

    For more information about starting your life in Canada , visit http://www.immigration.gc.ca/settlement .

    Closed captioning for this video, along with a transcript and downloadable versions, is available at http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/departme...

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    PR Card Description: Published on Jan 25, 2013 Source: Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada Duration: 2.45

    Learn about the permanent resident card (PR card), the official proof of immigration status for all permanent residents of Canada . Permanent residents should apply for a new card six months before their card will expire. If you plan to travel outside the country and return to Canada on a commercial vehicle like a train or airplane, you must have a valid PR card.

    To learn how to apply for a new card, please visit: http://www.cic.gc.ca/prcard

    Closed captioning for this video, along with a transcript and downloadable versions, is available at http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/departme...

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    Citizenship (Becoming Canadian) Description: Uploaded on Nov 25, 2013 Source: Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada Duration: 2.02

    Each year, Canada sees a quarter of a million immigrants become new Canadian citizens.

    The oath of citizenship is the culmination of a three year journey including security and health checks, learning about Canada 's geography and history, its languages, and of the rights and responsibilities of being a citizen. New citizens are a key part of building a stronger Canada .

    For more information about citizenship, go to: http://www.cic.gc.ca/citizenship

    Closed captioning for this video, along with a transcript and downloadable versions, is available at http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/departme...


Refugee figures at a glance

As of 2014, around the world there are 19.5 million refugees of concern to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). Most of these refugees are in Asian and in Africa.

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