Canada Refugee Health Care

Government Urged To End 'Offensive Charade' With Refugees

CP | Stephanie Levitz, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.30.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Not all refugee claimants automatically have a constitutional right to health care coverage following a Federal Court decision last year, the...

Ottawa Says Rushed Refugee Health Care Rehaul Would Create Chaos

CP | Stephanie Levitz, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.01.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The health care system serving thousands of refugee claimants will be thrown into chaos next month if there's a rush to create a new program,...

Tragic Cases Cited In Refugee Health Care Cuts Ruling

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.03.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Friday's Federal Court decision on refugee health care came with stories of fear and desperation and "the extreme human cost" of the federal ...

Tory Minister Scolds Ontario For 'Social Program Buffet'

CBC | Posted 03.24.2014 | Canada Politics

Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander publicly scolded the Ontario government today for defying the federal government's decision to r...

Canada's "Mosaic" Has Racist Cracks

Adam Kingsmith | Posted 07.14.2013 | Canada Politics
Adam Kingsmith

Here in the "Canadian Mosaic," issues of race are largely stricken from the language of the everyday. We prefer not to speak openly about racism, for deconstructing it might chip away at that illusory façade of Canada as a nation of perpetual tolerance and chronic multiculturalism -- a delusion we all hold dear to our glowing hearts. Unfortunately for all those "liberal-minded" Canadians out there who view our country to be so forward thinking and accommodating that racism is a non-issue, institutionalized multiculturalism is not the same thing as social racial equality.