I-0.2.1 - Québec Immigration Act

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1. The purposes of this Act are the selection of foreign nationals wishing to stay temporarily or settle permanently in Québec, family reunification of Canadian citizens and permanent residents with their close relatives who are foreign nationals, and the reception of refugees and other persons in special hardship situations.
A further object of this Act is to promote the integration of immigrants and of the family members accompanying them, in particular through their learning French and learning about democratic values and the Québec values expressed by the Charter of human rights and freedoms (chapter C-12).
This Act promotes, through a shared commitment between Québec society and immigrants, the latter’s full participation, in French and in full equality, in community life in addition to contributing, through the establishment of harmonious intercultural relations, to the cultural enrichment of Québec society.
Lastly, the aim of this Act is that immigrants contribute, in particular, to Québec’s prosperity, the preservation and vitality of French—the common language knowledge of which is the key to successful participation—the vitality of the regions and Québec’s international influence.
2016, c. 32016, c. 3, s. 1; 2019, c. 112019, c. 11, s. 6.
1. The purposes of this Act are the selection of foreign nationals wishing to stay temporarily or settle permanently in Québec, family reunification of Canadian citizens and permanent residents with their close relatives who are foreign nationals, and the reception of refugees and other persons in special hardship situations.
Moreover, the goals of this Act are to promote, through a shared commitment between Québec society and immigrants, the latter’s full participation, in French, in community life, in full equality and in keeping with democratic values, and to contribute, through the establishment of harmonious intercultural relations, to the cultural enrichment of Québec society.
Lastly, the aim of this Act is that immigrants contribute, in particular, to Québec’s prosperity, the preservation and vitality of French—the common language knowledge of which is the key to successful participation—the vitality of the regions and Québec’s international influence.
2016, c. 32016, c. 3, s. 1.
In force: 2018-08-02
1. The purposes of this Act are the selection of foreign nationals wishing to stay temporarily or settle permanently in Québec, family reunification of Canadian citizens and permanent residents with their close relatives who are foreign nationals, and the reception of refugees and other persons in special hardship situations.
Moreover, the goals of this Act are to promote, through a shared commitment between Québec society and immigrants, the latter’s full participation, in French, in community life, in full equality and in keeping with democratic values, and to contribute, through the establishment of harmonious intercultural relations, to the cultural enrichment of Québec society.
Lastly, the aim of this Act is that immigrants contribute, in particular, to Québec’s prosperity, the preservation and vitality of French—the common language knowledge of which is the key to successful participation—the vitality of the regions and Québec’s international influence.
2016, c. 32016, c. 3, s. 1.