Ministry Of Citizenship And Immigration (Ontario)
The Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration is responsible for citizenship and immigration issues in the Canadian province of Ontario. Overall immigration and citizenship policy is still held by the federal government.
The position of Minister of Citizenship and Immigration in the Executive Council of Ontario (or provincial cabinet) is held by the Honourable Charles Sousa. A sub-agency of the ministry, the Ontario Women's Directorate, is overseen by the Minister responsible for Women's Issues, currently the Honourable Laurel Broten.
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