The parents sponsorship program is done for 2014!  All 5,000 completed applications are now received and no more are available for 2014!

Citizenship and Immigration Canada

5,000 complete Parent and Grandparent program (PGP) applications now received since start of 2014

February 3, 2014 — Ottawa—Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander today launched the next phase of the government’s plan to eliminate backlogs in the Parent and Grandparent program (PGP).

As promised, earlier this year, the government reopened the PGP program to accept 5,000 new applications.  As Citizenship and Immigration Canada has now received 5,000 complete applications, new intake into the PGP program will again pause until next year, as we devote our energy to reuniting more families. By the end of 2014, we expect to welcome an additional 20,000 parents and grandparents to Canada, marking a substantial reduction in wait times for all applicants….

-read the full news release here-