Alberta Wants Feds To Lift Cap On Immigrant Job Nominations

Alberta Wants Feds To Lift Cap On Immigrant Job Nominations

John Cotter, The Canadian Press  12. 8.2014
EDMONTON - Alberta wants the federal government to lift the lid on the number of economic immigrants it can nominate each year for permanent...
Points System Targeting 'In Demand' Immigrants Revealed

Points System Targeting 'In Demand' Immigrants Revealed

Susana Mas, CBC News  12. 2.2014
With one month left to the launch of a new immigration system that will give skilled immigrants express entry into Canada, the government...
Why Is Stephen Harper Sending Us Back to 1973?

Why Is Stephen Harper Sending Us Back to 1973?

12. 1.2014
The creation of the "temporary" migrant worker programs were at their very core a policy rooted in racist exclusion. And that's exactly...
How Canada Has Maintained a Strong, Principled Voice in China

How Canada Has Maintained a Strong, Principled Voice in China

11. 9.2014
China continues to want to do more business with Canada. However, given that many Canadians have serious misgivings about China and the...
Tory Minister Slammed For 'Unacceptable' Remarks

Tory Minister Slammed For 'Unacceptable' Remarks

Colin Perkel, The Canadian Press  11. 6.2014
TORONTO - Criminal defence lawyers are dismayed that Immigration Minister Chris Alexander publicly branded a man charged with killing his...
Tories Crack Down On 'Barbaric' Cultural Practices

Tories Crack Down On 'Barbaric' Cultural Practices

Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press  11. 5.2014
TORONTO - Legislation aimed at curbing "barbaric" cultural practices from occurring in Canada would be introduced on Wednesday, Citizenship...
Tories Temporarily Expand Health Care For Refugee Claimants

Tories Temporarily Expand Health Care For Refugee Claimants

Stephanie Levitz, The Canadian Press  11. 4.2014
OTTAWA - Medication for children and prenatal care will be among the new federal health care benefits available to those awaiting a decision...
'Thank God For This Conservative Government'

'Thank God For This Conservative Government'

Susana Mas, CBC News  11. 4.2014
The federal government has until the end of day today to introduce more inclusive health-care coverage for refugees, after a Federal Court...
Tories Move To Reduce Caregiver Abuse

Tories Move To Reduce Caregiver Abuse

The Canadian Press  10.31.2014
OTTAWA - Immigration Minister Chris Alexander says live-in caregivers from abroad will no longer be required to reside with their employers,...
MP Condemns MH17 Crash As 'Brutal Act Of Terror'

MP Condemns MH17 Crash As 'Brutal Act Of Terror'

Diana Mehta, The Canadian Press  07.18.2014
TORONTO - The federal government labelled the shooting down of a Malaysian passenger plane over Ukraine "a brutal act of terror" on Friday,...
Canada's Foreign-Credential Rules Are About To Change

Canada's Foreign-Credential Rules Are About To Change

The Canadian Press  07.17.2014
OTTAWA - Employment Minister Jason Kenney is slated to announce an agreement with the provinces to recognize 10 new occupations, incuding...
Gov't Grants First Entrepreneur Visas

Gov't Grants First Entrepreneur Visas

The Canadian Press  07.16.2014
VANCOUVER - Canada's immigration minister heralded on Wednesday the federal government's 16-month-old visa program for entrepreneurs, which...

Tories' Health Care Cuts For Refugees 'Cruel And Unusual': Federal Court

Steve Rennie, The Canadian Press  07. 4.2014
OTTAWA - The Conservative government has another legal battle on its hands after the Federal Court ruled against controversial reductions...
Tories Faces New Constitutional Challenge

Tories Faces New Constitutional Challenge

Jim Bronskill, The Canadian Press  06.25.2014
OTTAWA - The federal government has no authority to strip a Canadian-born person of their citizenship, says a Toronto lawyer spearheading...
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