immigration

Canada should do more to help Iraq

Canada should do more to help Iraq

Support refugees, impose sanctions and flex diplomatic muscles on Iraq's neighbours.


Romania, Bulgaria urge visa-lifting ahead of CETA ratification

Continued visas would make for ‘unpleasant debate’ back home, says Bulgarian ambassador.


Canadians split on refugee health: Poll

Opinion divided over whether refugee claimants should get same health care as Canadians.


Citizenship fraud: Real or overstated?

Government must find the right balance between system integrity and accessibility.


Immigration: Another victim in the Ebola crisis?

You can’t put a surgical mask around Canada and close the door.


Travel sector uneasy about new screening requirements

Canada's electronic travel authorization system would be better than visas, say industry reps, but the devil will be in the details.



Some should be more equal than others in visa policy: Analyst

No tears for applicants after government reforms: Kurland.


Why far-right nativist political parties stand no chance in Canada

Because Canada survived the recession okay? Because its people are naturally more tolerant? Not so fast, writes James Yan.


Boutique firm helps shape Canada's labour market debate

Centre for Spatial Economics has delivered labour market projections to nearly every province.



Refugee health fight will carry on to the ballot box

When our government acts badly, the final role is not for the courts, it is for citizens.


So much for Canada's generosity to refugees

Columnist Carol Goar writes that the government's falling acceptance of displaced people, its tightening of health-care benefits and other actions show its claims of generosity aren't valid.



Embassies warn Canadians about fake websites

But industry reps say visa scams are a bigger problem for visitors to Canada.


UN agency chief suggests refugee system fixes

Treading a careful line, António Guterres says system is sound, but proposes admissibility, appeals changes.


The state of refugee care and the common good

Two years later, Canadian health professionals and church groups aren't giving up their protest of refugee health cuts.


Citizenship, Honduras trade bills top pre-recess priorities: Van Loan

Handful of bills with international ties on the fast track.


Our home and promised land

Seeing the next 10 years through the eyes of refugees.


No welcome to be found for six-year-old girl in Canada

It seems we have thought more about trade deals and political aspirations than of a little six-year-old Romani girl.


This Week's Issue
policy briefings

July 23, 2014