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Overseas Orientation Program Celebrates 20,000 Graduates

Ottawa, February 12, 2013 — More than 20,000 people are arriving in Canada better prepared for the labour market, thanks to the Canadian Immigrant Integration Program, Minister of Citizenship, Immigration, and Multiculturalism Jason Kenney announced today.

“Our Government is committed to helping newcomers succeed” said Minister Kenney at an event celebrating the graduates today. “By giving immigrants a better understanding of what to expect before they arrive in Canada, we can help ensure they can more quickly contribute fully to Canada’s economic growth and long-term prosperity.”

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