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Refugee Protection Division Member Recruitment CampaignThe RPD has a need to staff multiple RPD member positions (current and anticipated vacancies) at our Montreal, Toronto, Calgary and Vancouver offices.
New Medical Certificate Form for Refugee Claimants before the Refugee Protection Division (RPD)The Medical Certificate form is available for use by claimants before the RPD who were unable or will be unable, for medical reasons, to attend a hearing or submit a BOC form on time.
Notice on RPD Scheduling and Short Hearing ProcessAs a result of rapidly increasing refugee claims, global instability and a backlog of new refugee claims, the IRB will be changing its approach for scheduling RPD hearings beginning at the end of March 2017.
IAD Pilot Project: Remote Testimony by VideoconferenceIn March 2017, the IAD will be launching a six-month Remote Testimony by Videoconference Pilot Project in its Central (Toronto) regional office.

Notices

Amendments to the National Documentation Packages - 31 March 201731 March 2017 - The Country Reports on Human Rights Practices (2.1) in the National Documentation Packages (NDP) for the following countries have been updated:​ Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria...
National Documentation Package Update - 31 March 201731 March 2017 - The National Documentation Packages for the following countries have been updated: Australia, Austria, Bolivia, Burundi, Czech Republic, Israel, Nepal, Peru, Slovenia, Somalia, Sri Lanka, United States, and Thailand.
National Documentation Package Update - 28 February 201728 February 2017 - The National Documentation Packages for the following countries have been updated: Afghanistan, Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Benin, Ecuador, Iraq, Jamaica, Malaysia, Sudan, United Arab Emirates, Viet Nam and Zambia

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Refugee Claimant's Kit
Refugee Claim: Appellant's Kit
2017–18 Departmental Plan

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