Funding settlement services

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Resolution number: 
December 1999
  1. Immigrants and refugees come to Canada with a wealth of experience and education;
  2. Recent studies have shown that it is taking longer for new arrivals to "catch up" to Canadian born individuals;
  3. There is a federal budget surplus;
Therefore be it resolved: 

That the CCR write to the Prime Minister and the Minister of Finance asking them to raise their level of investment in settlement services with the intention of raising the investment up to a level comparable to other support services.


Working Group: 
Immigration and Settlement