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