How Does Canada's Immigration System Work?



How Does Canada's Immigration System Work?

November 27, 2017

On today's Global Exchange Podcast, we take an in-depth look at Canada's immigration system. Join Colin in conversation with Andrew Griffith, a former Director General, Citizenship and Multiculturalism Branch at Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, for a discussion around how Canada's immigration system works, how we manage new immigrants and refugees, and the improvements that still need to be made throughout the system.

Participant Biographies

  • Colin Robertson (host): A former Canadian diplomat, Colin Robertson is Vice President of the Canadian Global Affairs Institute and a Senior Advisor to Dentons LLP.
  • Andrew Griffith: an author, commentator and blogger. He has worked for various government departments in Canada and abroad. Most notably, Andrew was formerly Director General, Citizenship and Multiculturalism Branch, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada. He is now a fellow of the Canadian Global Affairs Institute.

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