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Ontario Ministers on campus to announce changes to immigration program

Feb 17th, 2017 | Posted In : News and Initiatives

Laura Albanese, Minister of Citizenship and Immigration, and Deb Matthews, Deputy Premier and Minister of Advanced Education and Skills Development, were at the University of Toronto’s Centre for International Experience on February 16 to announce changes to the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program. The federal government has increased the province’s 2017 allocation by 500 nominees to a total of 6,000, and the OINP is also modernizing its application process this year with a new, paperless online system. Complete details on the announcement here. 

Left to right in the photo are Han Dong (MPP, Trinity Spadina); Sandy Welsh (U of T Vice-Provost, Students); Cristina Martins (MPP, Davenport);, Laura Albanese (Minister of Citizenship and Immigration); Deb Matthews (Deputy Premier and Minister of Advanced Education and Skills Development); Cheryl Regehr (U of T Vice-President and Provost); Andrew Thomson (U of T Government Relations Chief.