Evaluation of the in-Canada Asylum System ReformsThe IRB commissioned an internal evaluation of the refugee determination system of the IRB as part of its ongoing efforts to monitor and, where warranted, improve its delivery of the new system.

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Expedited Policy – Designation of New CountryThe Deputy Chairperson of the Refugee Protection Division (RPD) has designated claims from Iraq as eligible for expedited processing..
New Refugee Protection Division Member Recruitment CampaignThe RPD has recently launched a nationally advertised application process to fill independent public servant decision-maker positions (PM-06) at our Montréal, Toronto, Calgary and Vancouver offices.
New RAD Appellant Record FormThe Refugee Appeal Division has developed a new form to help guide appellants in preparing their appeals.
IAD Information Session for Counsel - Update on Legal & Procedural PracticesThe Immigration Appeal Division is hosting an information session for counsel on March 3, 2016 in Toronto.


Notice - Proceeding to be conducted before a Panel of three Members of the Refugee Appeal DivisionThe Chairperson of the (IRB) has ordered that the appeal before the Refugee Appeal Division (RAD) in RAD file no. TB6‑03419/20/21/22 be conducted before a panel of three members of the RAD.
National Documentation Package Update - 31 May 201631 May 2016 - The National Documentation Packages for the following countries have been updated: Belarus, Burundi, China, Cuba, Finland, Gambia, Georgia, India, Italy, Montenegro, Morocco, Republic of the Congo, Serbia, Singapore, Uzbekistan...
Amendments to the National Documentation Packages - 13 May 201613 May 2016 - The Country Reports on Human Rights Practices (2.1) in the National Documentation Packages (NDP) for the following countries have been updated: Albania, Algeria, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria…


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2016–17 Report on Plans and Priorities 

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