Why is Ottawa Dragging its Heels on the Mexican Visa?

Mexico’s former Ambassador to Canada, Francisco Suárez Dávila, says Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto will likely refuse to attend Justin Trudeau’s proposed North American Leaders’ Summit this summer unless the visa requirement on Mexico is revoked…

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Canada Seeks “The Perfect Immigrants”

As the federal government prepares to table its 2016 immigration targets by March 9, Immigration Minister John McCallum has indicated that it would be more positively inclined towards international students. Terming foreign students as “the…

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Canada’s House Speaker Geoff Regan Says Government Working on Immigration Plan

On December 3, 2015 Geoff Regan was elected as the 36th Speaker of the House of Commons —reportedly the first from Atlantic Canada in almost 100 years. The veteran politician, who was first elected to…

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Lawyers Offer Advice to Private Refugee Sponsors

Help has arrived for Vancouver residents who want to assist with the refugee crisis, thanks to a new initiative from the University of Ottawa Refugee Hub. The Vancouver chapter of the Refugee Sponsorship Support Program (SSP) launched its…

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We’re Not Doing Nearly Enough to Prevent the Next Home-Soil Terror Attack

Warrant Officer Patrice Vincent and Cpl. Nathan Cirillo were both victims of radicalized Canadian citizens bent on killing a soldier. So why, in the year since the attacks in St. Jean-sur-Richelieu and Parliament Hill, has Ottawa…

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