Syria: Distance should not mean indifference

Syrian refugees are a collective international responsibility.

Cutting working-holiday quotas would hurt Canadian farms

For more than 20 years our Saskatchewan family farm has employed young farmers from around the world through the program. It helps our farm economy, boosts our tourism industry and strengthens our image abroad.

Scathing UN report a rallying cry for civil society, opposition

UN Human Rights Committee criticizes Canada's record on asylum-seekers, missing and murdered Aboriginal women, mining companies and anti-terrorism legislation.

UN issues scathing report on human rights in Canada

Canada under fire for violence against Aboriginal women, treatment of asylum-seekers, conduct of mining companies abroad, Bill C-51 and more.

From Canada to Hungary and back: Propaganda campaigns

A battle of billboards is being waged over refugees in Hungary.

EU countries trying to attract young Canadians, avoid youth-mobility quota cuts

Canadian government unhappy with lopsided participation in work-abroad programs.

NATO’s Kosovo campaign a lesson for Ukraine

Short-term military solutions do not solve long-term economic problems.

Our migratory world

Today’s conflicts and resulting migrations differ little from those of our ancestors.

The human value of refugees

EU to follow Canada in developing evidence-based guidance for migrants and refugees.

A German refugee story, with a challenge for Canada

Rita and Hanns may spend their days helping the most desperate and endangered people and countering the racism of right-wing extremists, but it would be a mistake to think this work makes them dour.

Domestic workers facing labour abuses from diplomat bosses

Protocol office frequently bans foreign missions from hiring new domestic workers due to non-compliance with Canadian labour laws and policies.

The EU and traditions of the sea

Member-state navies rescued more than 4,000 people in two days, but it wasn’t really the plan.

Bill to allow secret evidence in trials for pulled passports

Legal changes would let government ‘have its way' with appeal trial: analyst.

Cesar’s story

Incoming Project Ploughshares executive director talks about how he came to Canada and wound up in Waterloo, Ont.

Pay tribute by avoiding war

No one questions the need to respond powerfully to safeguard the migrants.

Canada to lift visas on some travellers from Mexico, Bulgaria, Romania, Brazil

Online screening, set to start next year, meant to give a security cushion.

Displacement activity

Why would anybody want to leave a nice, safe place like Syria or Somalia?

Clothes and the politician

A “needless concession” a few years ago is today a political necessity, only the victims have changed.

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