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Our hope is to develop a place in our news vehicle where you can contribute questions you want to explore with experts.  We want to hear from you. Someone has inquired about all the acronyms we use.  Send us your questions for the next issue.


ESL       English as a Second Language
LINC     Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada
GAR     Government-Assisted Refugees
PSR      Private Sponsorship of Refugees
BVOR    Blended Visa Office Referred program 
EMPP    Economic Mobility Pathways Project


IRB       Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada
IRCC     Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada


UNHCR   United Nations High Commission for Refugees 


PR        permanent resident 
PRTD    Permanent Resident Travel Card