Kenney outlines ways to wipe out immigration backlog

Government could legislate it away, let the provinces pick it over; NDP MP takes issue with the private sector being handed too great a role.

Embassy Photo: Sam Garcia
Immigration Minister Jason Kenney at the Economic Club of Canada on March 7.
Kristen Shane
Published: Thursday, 03/08/2012 12:00 am EST
Last Updated: Saturday, 12/20/2014 10:30 am EST

Immigration Minister Jason Kenney put some meat on the bones of his government’s planned changes to the immigration system, in a speech an opposition member criticized for a lack of attention paid to family-class immigrants and refugees.

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