Immigrants and Refugees

September 1, 2015
Never Home: Legislating Discrimination in Canadian Immigration is a ground-breaking multi-media project documenting nine years of immigration changes by the federal government.
Keywords: Online Resource , Immigrants and Refugees, immigration legislation, General resources, Multimedia, Reports and documents, All of Canada, Research and education
April 1, 2015
Advocacy groups estimate that there are an estimated 70,000 temporary workers in Canada whose contracts are suppose to end today due to the federal government's changes to the temporary foreign...
Keywords: Article , Immigrants and Refugees, Workers' Rights, All of Canada
October 21, 2014
From an article by rabble.ca: "When asked why live-in caregivers should be granted landed status upon arrival, Migrante-BC's Jane Ordinario asserted that doing so would allow live-in caregivers to...
Keywords: Article , Ethnicity and Race, Human Rights, Immigrants and Refugees, Workers' Rights, All of Canada
July 7, 2014
The Conservative government’s latitude to choose its own policies was curtailed yet again on Friday when a judge called health-care cuts for failed refugee claimants a form of “cruel and unusual...
Keywords: Article , Government Policy, Health, Immigrants and Refugees, All of Canada
June 27, 2014
With Bill C-24, the Strengthening Canadian Citizenship Act, Ottawa has dramatically redefined the narrative of what it is to be Canadian, squaring it up with a conservative view of the world and the...
Keywords: Article , Immigrants and Refugees, All of Canada
May 23, 2014
Proposed changes to the Citizenship Act could create a new class of naturalized Canadians who have fewer rights than those born in the country. New immigrants to Canada could see their citizenship...
Keywords: Article , Immigrants and Refugees, All of Canada
May 15, 2014
In June 2012, the Canadian government cut funding to refugee health care with the claim that it would protect our immigration system from abuse. However, these cuts have put children's lives at...
Keywords: Article , Immigrants and Refugees, All of Canada
May 2, 2014
The BC Court of Appeal recently concluded that Parliament intended to make it a criminal offence to help refugees, on a humanitarian basis, and that the Charter allows it. The law criminalizes...
Keywords: Article , Human Rights, Immigrants and Refugees, British Columbia
April 7, 2014
The federal government has proposed Bill C-24, which would makes immigration to Canada more difficult. Proposed changes include a longer wait for permanent residents before they can apply to be...
Keywords: Article , Government Policy, Immigrants and Refugees, All of Canada
March 14, 2014
For refugees, starting over just got easier as the provincial government has promised settlement service agencies in British Columbia it will pick up funding for refugee mental health services that...
Keywords: Article , Immigrants and Refugees, Mental Health, British Columbia
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