The sharp rise in the number of asylum seekers arriving in Canada from the United States since Donald Trump took office in early 2017 has sparked a political crisis that many feel could help bring down Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Liberal government in this fall’s federal election.
Forty years ago, Canada opened its door to thousands of refugees from Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos and it’s safe to say we’re all better off for doing so. Read More »
The other day, Quebec’s youthful new immigration minister, Simon Jolin-Barrette, compared the province’s revamped immigration system to the popular dating app Tinder.
This year could be one of the most important years yet for Canadian immigration, and not just in terms of numbers. Read More »
Every now and then I’ll read something that makes me see Canada from a fresh perspective and reminds me of just how lucky we are to call this country home. Read More »
Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada’s annual report on immigration highlights the “immeasurable contributions” that generations of newcomers have made to making Canada great. Read More »
Two roads diverged in a yellow wood,
And sorry I could not travel both
And be one traveler, long I stood
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Ontario has been in the news a lot lately, and mostly for the wrong reasons. Read More »
A mother from Sudan and her two teenage sons are facing possible removal from Canada at any time, after their requests for asylum were refused.
What makes their case unique is the fact the woman’s nine-year-old daughter had her refugee claim approved because it’s feared she could face genital mutilation if she’s sent back home to Sudan.
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