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Docs detail federal spending on Express Entry consultants

Docs detail federal spending on Express Entry consultants

Department-generated list suggests nearly $1.5 million spent, but spokesperson says it’s less.


2014: By the numbers

A tally of the year that was in trips, bills, trade deals and more.


2014 hits and misses

Our compilation of this year's foreign affairs ups and downs.


Economic immigration, refugees to dominate 2015 agenda

Express Entry system and online checks for travellers from visa-exempt countries among upcoming changes.


Nigel Fisher the humanitarian—and his brush with Hollywood

The global public servant and Canadian was in Ottawa last week to receive an award from the GG.


Canada’s courtship of Vietnam masks a polarized diaspora

One side wants Ottawa's focus on anti-communism, while the other says there’s a generational divide in attitudes towards Hanoi.


Military harm to civilians in Iraq ‘concerning,’ UN humanitarian chief says

Valerie Amos, who is set to leave her post in March, says countries like Canada can use their weight to push for greater accountability from countries to follow humanitarian law.


Effort to improve sanctions info goes unnoticed by private sector

Industry groups unaware of DFATD initiative to consolidate information on economic sanctions.


Canadians tepid to government use of personal information

Seventy-two per cent of respondents say they’d feel as though their privacy had been violated if they knew the feds were snooping on their activity.


Canada and Vietnam: Peeling back the layers

On paper, we couldn’t be more different. The reality is much more complex. Part one of a six-part series.


Caribbean state vows immigration overhaul after visas imposed

Canada points to problems with St. Kitts & Nevis' immigrant investor program.


Crown corp hails 'banner' year following major Saudi arms deal

CCC boss Martin Zablocki hopes deal will lead to more Middle East, Latin America, Southeast Asia defence contracts.


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