Jason Kenney Refugees

Kenney Boasts About Immigration Numbers

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.26.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The Harper government says it has reduced Canada's immigration backlog by 40 per cent.Citizenship and Immigration Minister Jason Kenney says ...

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...

Good News: Family With Expired Visas Allowed To Stay In Canada

CBC | Posted 01.21.2013 | Canada Impact

Canada's immigration minister will allow a Moroccan family to stay in the country despite their visas being revoked a day before arriving in Montreal....

Kenney 'Demonizes' Refugees: Liberals

CBC | Posted 09.30.2012 | Canada Politics

Citizenship and Immigration Minister Jason Kenney should support a study of the federal government's refugee health program cuts and put an end to his...

Jason Kenney Wants Your Help Sending Refugees Home

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 07.16.2012 | Canada Politics

Donate $2,000 to Immigration Minister Jason Kenney and you can personally choose which refugee to deny asylum to. Feeling thrifty? A mere $5 will r...

Opposition Grills Tories Over Health Policy Flip-Flop

CBC | Posted 09.04.2012 | Canada

A notice of looming cuts to health services for refugees was mailed to more than 104,000 beneficiaries — including about 14,000 the federal governme...

Did Kenney Backtrack On Refugee Health Cuts?

CBC | Posted 09.02.2012 | Canada Politics

A group of doctors calling on the federal government to reverse its changes to health coverage for refugees says Citizenship and Immigration Minister ...

The Doctor Who Risked His Reputation to Oppose Bill C-31

Bernie Farber | Posted 08.26.2012 | Canada Politics
Bernie Farber

On Monday, Cabinet Minister Joe Oliver made a federal funding announcement at Toronto General Hospital. However, within minutes of Minister Oliver taking the podium, something truly exceptional occurred; emergency room doctor Chris Keefer walked boldly up to the front of the room. Despite attempts by a hospital administrator to shut down Keefer's interruption, he nonetheless persisted.

'Black Eye' Refugee Bill Passes Final House Hurdle

CBC | Posted 08.11.2012 | Canada Politics

The government's controversial bill that further reforms Canada's refugee system passed a third reading Monday night in the House of Comm...

Tories Bow To Pressure And Change Controversial Refugee Bill

CP | Stephanie Levitz, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.09.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The Conservative government proposed amendments to a controversial new refugee bill Wednesday, but critics say they still have major concerns...

Time To Show 'Em The Door

CBC | Posted 04.16.2012 | Canada

New, tougher reforms to refugee legislation that hasn't yet come into force are already drawing fire from critics who say they give Canad...