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By admin2 on Wednesday, June 15, 2016

The City of Toronto and OCASI have launched a public education campaign to address issues related to Islamophobia, xenophobia and anti-immigrant sentiments which have the potential to undermine social cohesion and community-building between immigrant and Canadian born populations, through education and awareness

By admin2 on Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Canada's new child benefit, which will begin arriving in mailboxes after July 1, will slash child poverty by 40 per cent, the largest single drop in the country's history, according to the federal minister in charge of the initiative. 

By admin2 on Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Community leaders, nonprofit groups and public officials weaves refugee housing into plans for revitalizing derelict neighbourhoods.  For the past year, three Councillors have worked on a plan to provide affordable housing, social supports and community inclusion and economic opportunities for refugees settling in their Cleveland city wards.

By admin2 on Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Front-line workers testifying before a Senate committee Tuesday said that while the experience of Syrian refugees in Montreal has been largely positive, they are worried about an increasing number of “sponsorship breakdowns” and thousands of refugees having to go to food banks to feed their families.
By admin2 on Friday, June 10, 2016
It took immigration officials 27 months to process – and reject- Rehnuma Yusuf’s spousal sponsorship, in part because the visa officer questioned the legitimacy of their marriage, because she is older and a divorcee.  Now, the Toronto woman will have to wait 18 more months just to have her appeal heard.
By admin2 on Thursday, June 9, 2016

With major changes made in the last decade under the former Conservative government, legal and immigration experts are calling on Immigration Minister to have a  'national conversation' on the future of Canadian Immigration. 

By admin2 on Thursday, June 9, 2016
One Free World International says in their drive to resettle more than 25,000 Syrian refugees, the Liberals are turning their backs on the most vulnerable — religious minorities who are often a direct target of warring factions in the ongoing conflicts in the region.
By admin2 on Thursday, June 2, 2016
32 year-old died in Toronto, more than 13,000 kilometres from his family in India.  Mental health experts warn not enough is done to support immigrants.
By admin2 on Thursday, June 2, 2016
Legal experts are asking Ontario to end a deal with Ottawa that allows the jailing of immigration detainees.