Meetings and Events

July 28, 2021 – Ottawa, Ontario

Minister Marco Mendicino hosted the 2021 Forum of Ministers Responsible for Immigration meeting via Zoom videoconference from Ottawa, Ontario.

Participants:

  • ·         Minister Marco Mendicino, Canada – Federal Co-Chair
  • ·         Minister Arlene Dunn, New Brunswick – Provincial-Territorial Co-Chair
  • ·         Minister Wayne Ewasko, Manitoba
  • ·         Minister Monte McNaughton, Ontario
  • ·         Minister Matthew MacKay, Prince Edward Island
  • ·         Minister Josie Osborne, British Columbia
  • ·         Minister Jason Copping, Alberta
  • ·         Minister Gerry Byrne, Newfoundland
  • ·         Minister Ranj Pillai, Yukon
  • ·         Minister RJ Simpson, Northwest Territories
  • ·         Deputy Minister Clint Repski, Saskatchewan
  • ·         Deputy Minister Ava Czapalay, Nova Scotia (Observer-Election)
  • ·         Intergovernmental Affairs Advisor Andre Moreau, Nunavut (Observer)
  • ·         Deputy Minister Benoit Dagenais, Québec (FMRI Observer)

Note:  As requested by the Government of Quebec, the Quebec Minister Responsible for Immigration holds observer status at the FPT Ministers’ Table. Under the Canada-Québec Accord, Quebec fully assumes sole responsibility for establishing immigration levels, and for the selection, francization and integration of immigrants. In areas under its responsibility, Quebec develops its policies and programs, legislates, regulates and sets its own standards

July 24, 2020 – Saint John, New Brunswick

Minister Trevor Holder hosted the 2020 Forum of Ministers Responsible for Immigration meeting via teleconference from Saint John, New Brunswick.

Participants:

  • Minister Marco Mendicino, Canada – Federal Co-Chair
  • Minister Trevor Holder, New Brunswick – Provincial-Territorial Co-Chair
  • Minister Ralph Eichler, Manitoba
  • Minister Todd Smith, Ontario
  • Minister Lena Metlege Diab, Nova Scotia
  • Minister Matthew MacKay, Prince Edward Island
  • Minister Michelle Mungall, British Columbia
  • Minister Jason Copping, Alberta
  • Minister Jeremy Harrison, Saskatchewan
  • Minister Christopher Mitchelmore, Newfoundland
  • Minister Ranj Pillai, Yukon
  • Deputy Minister Rita Mueller, Northwest Territories
  • Deputy Minister William MacKay, Nunavut
  • Deputy Minister Benoit Dagenais, Québec (FMRI observer)

Note:  As requested by the Government of Quebec, the Quebec Minister Responsible for Immigration holds observer status at the FPT Ministers’ Table. Under the Canada-Québec Accord, Quebec fully assumes sole responsibility for establishing immigration levels, and for the selection, francization and integration of immigrants. In areas under its responsibility, Quebec develops its policies and programs, legislates, regulates and sets its own standards

June 17, 2019 - Ottawa, Ontario

Minister Hussen hosted the 2019 Forum of Ministers responsible for Immigration meeting via teleconference from Ottawa, Ontario.

Participants:

  • Minister Ahmed Hussen, Canada – Federal Co-Chair
  • Minister Trevor Holder, New Brunswick– Provincial-Territorial Co-Chair
  • Minister Lisa MacLeod, Ontario
  • Minister Lena Metlege Diab, Nova Scotia
  • Deputy Minister Fiona Langor, Newfoundland and Labrador
  • Minister Jeremy Harrison, Saskatchewan
  • Minister Jason Copping, Alberta
  • Minister Caroline Cochrane, Northwest Territories
  • Minister Elisapee Sheutiapik, Nunavut
  • Deputy Minister Fazil Mihlar British Columbia
  • Deputy Minister Erin McGrath-Gaudet, Prince Edward Island
  • Minister Ranj Pillai, Yukon
  • Deputy Minister Grant Doak, Manitoba
  • Assistant Deputy Minister Jacques Leroux, Québec (FMRI observer)

Note:  As requested by the Government of Quebec, the Quebec Minister Responsible for Immigration holds observer status at the FPT Ministers’ Table. Under the Canada-Québec Accord, Quebec fully assumes sole responsibility for establishing immigration levels, and for the selection, francization and integration of immigrants. In areas under its responsibility, Quebec develops its policies and programs, legislates, regulates and sets its own standards

July 12–13, 2018 - Winnipeg, Manitoba

Minister Ian Wishart hosted the 2018 Forum of Ministers responsible for Immigration meeting in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Participants:

  • Minister Ahmed Hussen, Canada – Federal Co-Chair
  • Minister Ian Wishart, Manitoba – Provincial-Territorial Co-Chair
  • Minister Gilles LePage, New Brunswick
  • Minister Lisa MacLeod, Ontario
  • Minister Lena Metlege Diab, Nova Scotia
  • Minister Chris Palmer, Prince Edward Island
  • Minister Bruce Ralston, British Columbia
  • Minister Christina Gray, Alberta
  • Minister Caroline Cochrane, Northwest Territories
  • Minister Elisapee Sheutiapik, Nunavut
  • Minister Ranj Pillai, Yukon
  • Deputy Minister Alastair MacFadden, Saskatchewan
  • Assistant Deputy Minister Fiona Langor, Newfoundland and Labrador
  • Assistant Deputy Minister Johanne Dumont, Québec (FMRI observer)

Note:  As requested by the Government of Quebec, the Quebec Minister Responsible for Immigration holds observer status at the FPT Ministers’ Table. Under the Canada-Québec Accord, Quebec fully assumes sole responsibility for establishing immigration levels, and for the selection, francization and integration of immigrants. In areas under its responsibility, Quebec develops its policies and programs, legislates, regulates and sets its own standards

September 14–15, 2017 - Toronto, Ontario 

Minister Ahmed Hussen hosted the 2017 Forum of Ministers responsible for Immigration meeting in Toronto, Ontario.

Participants:

  • Minister Ahmed Hussen, Canada – Federal Co-Chair
  • Minister Ian Wishart, Manitoba – Provincial-Territorial Co-Chair
  • Minister Gilles LePage, New Brunswick
  • Minister Lena Metlege Diab, Nova Scotia
  • Minister Laura Albanese and Parliamentary Assistant Dr. Shafiq Qaadri, Ontario
  • Minister Alfred Moses, Northwest Territories
  • Minister Heath MacDonald, Prince Edward Island
  • Minister Christina Gray, Alberta
  • Minister Steven Bonk, Saskatchewan
  • Minister Allan Hawkins, Newfoundland and Labrador
  • Deputy Minister Justin Ferbey, Yukon
  • Assistant Deputy Minister Rob Mingay, British Columbia
  • Minister Kathleen Weil and Assistant Deputy Minister Jacques Leroux via teleconference, Québec (FMRI observer)

Note:  As requested by the Government of Quebec, the Quebec Minister Responsible for Immigration holds observer status on the FPT Ministers’ Table.  Under the Canada-Québec Accord relating to immigration and temporary admission of aliens, Québec fully assumes sole responsibility for establishing immigration levels, and for the selection, francization and integration of immigrants.  In areas under its responsibility, Québec develops its policies and programs, legislates, regulates and sets its own standards.

October 11-12, 2016 – Winnipeg, Manitoba

Minister Ian Wishart hosted the 2016 Forum of Ministers responsible for Immigration meeting in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Participants:

  • Minister Ian Wishart, Manitoba – Provincial-Territorial Co-Chair
  • Minister John McCallum, Canada – Federal Co-Chair
  • Minister Donald Arseneault, New Brunswick
  • Minister Laura Albanese, Ontario
  • Minister Lena Metlege Diab, Nova Scotia
  • Minister Shirley Bond, British Columbia
  • Minister Alfred Moses, Northwest Territories
  • Minister Heath MacDonald, Prince Edward Island
  • Minister Christina Gray, Alberta
  • Minister Gerald Byrne, Newfoundland and Labrador
  • Legislative Secretary Steven Bonk, Saskatchewan
  • Assistant Deputy Minister Robert Carson, Nunavut
  • Minister Kathleen Weil, Québec (FMRI observer)

Note:  As requested by the Government of Quebec, the Quebec Minister Responsible for Immigration holds observer status on the FPT Ministers’ Table.  Under the Canada-Québec Accord relating to immigration and temporary admission of aliens, Québec fully assumes sole responsibility for establishing immigration levels, and for the selection, francization and integration of immigrants.  In areas under its responsibility, Québec develops its policies and programs, legislates, regulates and sets its own standards.