MAY 2020 – MINISTRY OF SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT AND POVERTY REDUCTION UPDATES

Effective May 26th, 2020

  • The title “Refugee Claimant” has been changed to “Refugee Claimant or Person Applying for Protection” to align with federal terminology.
  • Applicants who are victims of family violence and have applied for a Temporary Resident Permit are now exempt from the citizenship requirements while their federal application is being processed.
  • These applicants are also exempt from SIN requirements.

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