Refugee Status

Syrian Seeking Canadian Refugee Status Says He's Been Stuck In Limbo For Years

CP | Paola Loriggio, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.09.2016 | Canada Politics

Hussein Rahim thought his ordeal was over when he finally set foot in Toronto in 2012.

UN: Highest Number Of Refugees Since 1994

CP | Stephanie Levitz, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.18.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Refugee numbers around the world are at their highest level since 1994, the United Nations refugee agency reported Tuesday in a sobering look...

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.

Human Smuggling Bill Just a Political Game?

Errol P. Mendes | Posted 11.28.2011 | Canada
Errol P. Mendes

If the evidence from independent non-partisan groups have concluded that the Harper government's human smuggling legislation is really not about curtailing human smuggling, what is the real political rationale for it? It is not unreasonable to suspect the answer is that refugees are being exploited for permanent political gain