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‘Crisis’ or ‘misperception?’ Bill Blair reacts to new poll on how Canadians view migrants

August 5, 2018

By Vancouver Sun | A new poll released Friday suggests two-thirds of Canadians think irregular border crossings are at a “crisis” level....

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Nova Scotia launching immigration program aimed at luring daycare workers

August 5, 2018

By Vancouver Sun | Nova Scotia says it has arranged to make use of a fast-track federal immigration program to help it recruit qualified childcare workers....

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Canadians wary of Ottawa’s handling of asylum seekers, new poll shows

August 5, 2018

By The Star | Canadians are concerned about Ottawa’s handling of asylum seekers, voicing scepticism about why so many are crossing into Canada and demanding tougher measures to curb the arrivals, a new survey shows....

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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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