Ontario demands $200-million from Ottawa to cover cost of resettling asylum seekers

July 27, 2018

By Global and Mail | Ontario Premier Doug Ford’s government says it will send the federal government a $200-million bill to cover the costs of resettling thousands of asylum seekers who illegally cross the Canada-U.S. border....

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Canada to use voice recognition, monitoring technology to keep migrants out of detention

July 27, 2018

By Global News | The federal government plans to rely on electronic monitoring, telephone reporting and community supervision to avoid locking up migrants while they await immigration hearings....

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Entering Canada is no ‘free ticket’ to stay, Ralph Goodale tells MPs on asylum seekers

July 25, 2018

By Vancouver Sun | The Liberal government has made it clear that simply entering Canada is not a “free ticket” for newcomers to stay in the country, Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale told MPs studying the ongoing influx of asylum seekers from the United States....

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Labour force participation, immigration headline OECD’s Canada report

July 22, 2018

By The Global and Mail Canada’s economy would benefit from bringing more women, youth and seniors into its work force, and from better integrating new immigrants into the labour market, the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development said Monday....

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A bus ride gone bad prompts reflections on immigration, mental health and humanity

July 22, 2018

By Global and Mail | On Sunday morning, I boarded a city bus in Copenhagen. There were only a few people aboard, a mix of early morning workers, revelers headed to after-parties, and travellers. There was also one young man screaming angrily, displaying an amazing ability to curse in multiple languages. This type of outburst is not an unusual occurrence on public transport in big cities. Passengers, as they are...

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Muslim candidates run in record numbers but face backlash

July 19, 2018

By Vancouver Sun | A liberal woman of colour with zero name recognition and little funding takes down a powerful, long serving congressman from her own political party....

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