By Lee Berthiaume, Ottawa Citizen New numbers from the federal immigration department show the Liberal government will break its promise to have 10,000 Syrian refugees arrive in Canada by the end of the year.
News December, 2015
By Leah Jessen, WND | The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research’s poll found that 82 percent of Americans believe that religious liberty protections are important for Christians. Sixty-one percent of respondents said religious liberty protections are important for Muslims, “ranking Muslims as the least deserving of the protections.”
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By Andrea Woo, Globe and Mail | The Globe’s B.C. bureau is profiling 10 young people aged 20 and under who are doing great things in fields ranging from arts to science to activism. Today, Diego Cardona advocates for immigrant and refugee youth in B.C.
By Globe News | Malaysia’s first Islamic airline, offering flights that adhere to Islamic rules including prayers, no-alcohol, no-pork meals, and a strict dress code for Muslim female flight attendants took to the skies over the weekend.
By Bethany Lindsay, Vancouver Sun | They may be empty nesters whose houses are suddenly empty, or students with an extra bedroom in their basement suite. They come from all walks of life, but they have one thing in common: they’ve offered to open their homes to Syrian refugees.
English-speaking B.C. condo owner files human rights complaint after board holds meetings in Mandarin
By Douglas Quan, National Post | Andreas Kargut, a townhouse owner in Richmond, B.C., was shocked with the reply he got when he and a neighbour emailed their condo board this month asking to attend their next meeting. The board president replied they were welcome to attend as observers.
By Mike Hager, Globe and Mail | Ottawa will adjust its immigration loan program to ensure government-sponsored refugees receive more help covering the cost of medical exams and flights to resettle here without being indebted for years – a change made amid criticism that Canada is the only country in the world to charge interest … Continued
By Kelly Sino Ski and Tara Carman, Vancouver Sun | Jose Figueroa was declared a free man on Monday, two years after he sought sanctuary in a Langley church to avoid deportation to El Salvador.