Reports and statistics

Audits and evaluations

Audits provide managers with a professional “second opinion” on planning and managing operations and help elicit “lessons learned” to enhance results.

Evaluations are the periodic assessments of the performance of programs and initiatives that provides senior management with objective, timely and evidence-based information on the results of programs, policies and initiatives.

Publications and manuals

CIC produces a wide variety of publications. Read CIC’s publications, operational manuals or operational bulletins.

Research and statistics

Access analytical research reports and statistical information on citizenship and immigration trends.


Citizenship and Immigration Canada regularly conducts public consultations on issues that affect Canadians. Through consultations, the department gains a greater understanding of the perspectives of a wide range of citizens, stakeholders and experts to help inform program and policy decisions.

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