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By admin2 on Thursday, April 27, 2017
Six federal ministries and departments will remove information revealing an applicant’s race and ethnicity from the application and resumé to stop hiring biases against minority candidates.
By admin2 on Thursday, April 27, 2017
The asylum seekers have opened up a political can of worms and now both parties are rethinking their approach, each with a careful eye to how the politics of immigration played out in the U.S.
By admin2 on Thursday, April 27, 2017
It may seem extreme, but advocates want the federal government to fast-track about 5,600 so-called “forgotten refugees” who after five years in Canada have still not been given a hearing. 
By admin2 on Thursday, April 27, 2017

A group trying to sponsor a Syrian refugee family say they spent over a year, and thousands of dollars, waiting for their family to arrive while getting no answers from the much-praised government program that was supposed to streamline the process. Government says ‘security partners’ caused delay in processing family's application.

By admin2 on Tuesday, April 25, 2017
The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) praised Canada today for providing solutions to the plight of a record 46,700 refugees through their resettlement to Canada in 2016. 
By admin2 on Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Joseph Stephen Farkas, who represented a high volume of Roma refugees, will be suspended for six months and placed under supervision for at least one year.
By admin2 on Monday, April 24, 2017
The initial focus of the service will be to support Alberta employers, looking for high-skilled workers in sectors with higher rates of unemployment. To support this effort, 29 high-wage occupations that have a sufficient local labour supply have been jointly identified and placed on a new “Refusal to Process” list under the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP).  
By admin2 on Monday, April 24, 2017
From former slaves to Italian seasonal workers and Chinese railway workers, the once overpopulated neighbourhood is remembered for its diversity.
By admin2 on Monday, April 24, 2017
U.S. President Donald Trump recently reflected publicly on the issue of torture as a tool for interrogation. He claims that "it works." His ruminations have rekindled a discussion about the impacts and effectiveness of torture. As health-care providers who work with torture survivors, we feel compelled to outline evidence that refutes president Trump's contention that torture is effective and to highlight the horrific consequences to survivors.
By admin2 on Monday, April 24, 2017
The statistics are trickling out very slowly, but the overall picture of the number of asylum seekers crossing from the U.S. into Canada, and what is happening to them, is becoming slightly clearer.