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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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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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