“Minister Hussen and I are deeply proud of the work that has been done in recent years, particularly to provide newcomers with greater flexibility to meet the requirements of Canadian citizenship and to encourage them to take the path to citizenship. The fundamental contribution of the key organizations of Ahuntsic-Cartierville and their opinion on how we can improve the living conditions of future Canadians are essential in our efforts to always strive to do better to help them.”
– The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Member of Parliament for Ahuntsic-Cartierville and Minister of Tourism, Official Languages and La Francophonie.
The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Member of Parliament for Ahuntsic-Cartierville and Minister of Tourism, Official Languages and La Francophonie, along with the Honourable Ahmed D. Hussen, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, met with the key groups working with immigrant communities in Ahuntsic-Cartierville during a roundtable to discuss the economic and social benefits of newcomers to our region.
More than 30 organizations and elected officials from Ahuntsic-Cartierville were present at the YMCA Cartierville where there was an exchange on stakeholder concerns regarding the welcoming and integration processes, living conditions and the positive interactions of new immigrants on our communities.