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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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Vancouver police draft guidelines for interacting with undocumented migrants

July 17, 2018

By Vancouver Sun | Vancouver police have released proposed guidelines for officers on interacting with undocumented immigrants, in an effort to ensure migrants can access police services without fear of deportation....

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Immigration committee to hold summer hearings on asylum seekers

July 16, 2018

By Michelle Zilio, Globe and Mail | The House of Commons immigration committee will return to Ottawa this summer for a series of emergency meetings, at which they will call on three cabinet ministers to explain the Liberal government’s plan to manage the surge in asylum seekers along the Canada-U.S. border....

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Toronto getting $11M from feds to help house refugee claimants

July 16, 2018

By CBC News | New money comes as city scrambles to find place for asylum seekers staying in college dorms...

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Over 190 countries agree on global compact on safe migration

July 14, 2018

By Vancouver Sun | More than 190 countries agreed on a global compact to promote safe and orderly migration and reduce human smuggling and trafficking Friday, culminating lengthy negotiations on the often contentious issue that were boycotted by the United States....

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Drowning deaths renew calls for newcomer swim classes

July 14, 2018

By CBC News | The drowning deaths of two newcomers to Canada last week has an immigrant from Somalia worried about his own family’s safety around the water....

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