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By admin2 on Monday, June 26, 2017

Mayor John Tory proclaims June 26 International Day in support of Victims of Torture, to celebrate the resiliency and strength of the survivors who have been tortured and also remember those who have passed away fighting for their right to say no to torture.

By admin2 on Monday, June 26, 2017

The short answer is yes. But a better question might be, is the organization ready to do the pre- and post-training work needed to ensure diversity and inclusion content sticks?

By admin2 on Monday, June 26, 2017
A pair of Toronto newlyweds is sounding the alarm after they claim a private career college led them to believe one of them could apply to stay and work in Canada after graduation — only to be told at the border that she was facing removal.
By admin2 on Monday, June 26, 2017
In a decision released last week, Justice Richard Southcott ruled in favour of the 57 former clients of Beijing-based Flyabroad, saying immigration officials shouldn’t have rejected them without giving each a fair opportunity to respond to the concerns raised.
By admin2 on Monday, June 26, 2017
One in three refugee and immigrant patients seeking care at the clinic are a child or youth. The number of uninsured pediatric patients has gone up by 36 per cent in the last three years to more than 360 in 2016.
By admin2 on Thursday, June 22, 2017
Bill C-6, an Act to amend the Citizenship Act and make consequential amendments to another Act, received Royal Assent on June 19, 2017. This chart explains the changes that have been made to the Citizenship Act and indicates when these changes are expected to come into force.
By admin2 on Thursday, June 22, 2017
The makers of Canada's latest Heritage Minute say featuring the country's acceptance of Vietnamese "boat people" in the short film was the ideal way to keep current events in perspective and usher in a landmark national birthday.
By admin2 on Thursday, June 22, 2017

Every 20 minutes, someone leaves everything behind to escape war, persecution or terror, according to the United Nations. While most people likely think of Europe’s struggles to accommodate the massive numbers of refugees when they think of the global migrant crisis, African nations also host a significant number of refugees – around 4.4 million. With June 20th marking World Refugee Day, here is a look at the scale of the refugee crisis in Uganda, in maps and photos.

By admin2 on Thursday, June 22, 2017
The Immigration and Refugee Board is finally taking action to process asylum claims languishing in the system under pre-2012 rules, some of which have been waiting to be heard for more than six years.
By admin2 on Thursday, June 22, 2017

South Sudan had the world’s fastest growing refugee population last year and could be the next Syria, warns a new report by the United Nations Refugee Agency. The number of refugees from the fledgling country, established six years ago, spiked by 64 per cent in the last six months of 2016 to over 1.4 million, the majority of them children, according to the refugee agency’s annual global refugee trends report released Tuesday on World Refugee Day.