Meetings and Events

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.