Canadian Multiculturalism Day is celebrated on June 27 each year. According to the Government of Canada, Canadian Multiculturalism Day is an opportunity to celebrate the country’s diversity and its commitment to democracy, equality and mutual respect, and to appreciate the contributions of the various multicultural groups and communities to Canadian society.
On May 12, 2020, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) announced a temporary policy (Policy), which allows temporary foreign workers already in Canada to receive interim approval for employment in a new job or with a new employer, while their work permit application is being fully processed. The Policy went into effect on the same day as the announcement.
We previously reported that the United States had imposed restrictions on air travel (Air Travel Ban). The Air Travel Ban prohibits foreign nationals who have been physically present in a designated country/region (i.e., China, Iran, the Schengen Area, the United Kingdom, or Ireland) within the last 14 days from travelling to the United States.