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Family Reunification

Liberal

  • Reduce processing times to under 12 months.
  • Introduce electronic applications for family reunification.
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Conservative

  • Scrap the lottery system for family reunification.
  • Create a first-come-first-served system with weighting to prioritise applicants on criteria such as providing child care or family support, and language proficiency.
  • Invest additional resources in processing applications.
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NDP

  • End caps on applications to sponsor parents & grandparents.
  • Treat caregivers brought to Canada with respect & dignity, provide them with status, & allow them to reunite with their families without delay.
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Green

  • Increase the number of accepted applications for parent & grandparent sponsorship by IRCC.
  • Review adoption bans for Muslim majority countries.
  • Remove visa requirements for most parents visiting their children.

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