Read this American’s love letter to Canada

December 6th, 2018

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 »

On immigration, Canada bucks the populist trend

November 1st, 2018

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 »

“The Road Not Taken” – Exploring Other Paths to Canada

October 10th, 2018

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’s 3-month waiting period for medical coverage endangers newcomers

September 12th, 2018

Ontario has been in the news a lot lately, and mostly for the wrong reasons. Read More »

IRCC rule could leave 9-year-old refugee in the lurch

August 8th, 2018

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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Make Ontario Great Again? Not quite

July 4th, 2018

Doug Ford’s election at the start of June as the Premier of Ontario, Canada’s most populous province, has elicited numerous comparisons to Donald Trump — except when it comes to immigration.
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Asylum seeker crisis? What crisis?

May 25th, 2018

The way some politicians on the right of Canada’s political spectrum are talking these days, you’d think our immigration system is falling apart.

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Canada’s DACA moment?

April 18th, 2018

Imagine yourself in this situation:

You’re a 35-year-old permanent resident of Canada who is married with two children. You have a good job and have lived a peaceful, law-abiding life since you moved to Canada with your parents when you were five.

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There’s no room for this word in Quebec’s schools

March 14th, 2018

There are moments living here in Quebec when you have to wonder if it’s really 2018 and not 1918.

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NAFTA: The fight to keep skilled labour flowing

February 7th, 2018

Since it came into effect in 1994, the North American Free Trade Agreement has helped countless employers in Canada, the United States and Mexico gain access to professional labour from all three countries.

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