Jason Kenney Immigration Reform

Kenney Defends Niqab Ban At Citizenship Ceremonies

CP | Lee-Anne Goodman, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.17.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Jason Kenney took to Twitter on Friday to publicly promote his directives while immigration minister to forbid Muslim women from wearing niqa...

Jason Kenney's 10 Biggest Blunders as Immigration Minister

Rachel Décoste | Posted 09.14.2013 | Canada Politics
Rachel Décoste

This spring, Alberta MP Jason Kenney became the longest continually serving Immigration Minister in Canadian history, according to his department. With the Cabinet Shuffle, his tenure ends. What better time to review the Immigration Minister's biggest blunders on this ever important file? Perhaps this will serve as a cautionary tale to the new Minister.

'Welcome To Canada' Guide Includes Queen, Not Anthem

CP | Stephanie Levitz, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.02.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - A new version of the government's handbook for immigrants goes much farther than some simple tips for getting settled in Canada.The guide, en...

Be Careful Before Saying 'I Do'

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.20.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The government is warning prospective lovebirds to protect themselves against marriage fraud before tying the knot.The Department of Citizens...

Harper's Top Seven Successes in Seven Years

Rachel Décoste | Posted 03.27.2013 | Canada Politics
Rachel Décoste

This week marks seven years since Stephen Harper was first elected Prime Minister of Canada. The Harper Administration has been described as a dark cloud, but it does boast a silver lining. A thin one. Perhaps the Prime Minister should reassess his criteria and/or consider these seven success stories as feathers in his conservative cap.

Tory Move 'Makes Foreign Workers An Employer's First Choice'

CBC | Posted 09.16.2012 | Canada Business

An Alberta labour group is slamming an agreement making it easier for Alberta companies to hire skilled foreign tradespeople. “Under th...

Kenney Sets Sights On Immigration Backlog

CP | Stephanie Levitz, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.07.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Major changes to the immigration system could include erasing a massive backlog of applications, the minister in charge said Wednesday.Immigr...

Kenney's Kind Of Immigrant: Young, Educated, Skilled And Fluent

CP | Heather Scoffield, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.30.2011 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Immigration Minister Jason Kenney has never suffered from lack of ambition and his latest goal is nothing short of reshaping and rejuvenating...