July 2023

A sponsor group has asked if it needs to get OHIP cards upon arrival for a privately-sponsored newcomer family since the newcomers are covered for 12 months by the Interim Federal Health Program (IFHP).  IFHP covers basic health-care services such as doctor visits, hospital-care and lab tests along with supplemental services that...

Many private sponsors whose work relates to sponsorship agreement holders (SAHs) have been hearing about a new IRCC framework for SAHs and are wondering what impact it might have on constituent groups particularly around new evaluation and administrative requirements. The IRCC additional requirements stem from the...