C-51 Among Topics UN Human Rights Committee Considering This Week

The government’s controversial anti-terrorism legislation, C-51, will be among the topics studied by the United Nations this week as part of a periodic review of how well Canada is upholding its international human rights obligations.…

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Immigration Policy Should Not ‘Culturalize’ Family Violence: Community Leaders

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times,” wrote Charles Dickens in the famous opening lines of his novel, A Tale of Two Cities. A similar scenario was set up when…

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Research Watch: What Do Prospective Immigrants Think of Canada?

Even more than career prospects, the perceived high quality of life is at the top of the list of what motivates skilled professionals in countries like India, China and the Philippines to consider applying for…

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Canadian Chamber of Commerce: Foreign Worker Program Hanging ‘by its Fingernails’

Canada is “clinging” to its Temporary Foreign Worker Program by “its fingernails,” the senior vice president of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce warned, saying public and government attitudes towards the program are putting the Canadian…

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High Time to Boost Canada’s Immigration Plan

Immigration has always played a crucial role in Canada’s social vitality and economic prosperity. Since Confederation, Canada has welcomed immigrants into communities throughout the country, and in return, immigrants have helped foster growth and build…

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