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NDP MPP Says Outsourcing of Employment Services Could Hurt Immigrants

NDP MPP Lisa Gretzky says she is alarmed by the outsourcing of employment services in Ontario to foreign companies, especially in the Region of Peel, which has a significant immigrant population.

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Stakeholders Call on B.C. Government to Reinstate Province’s Immigration Ministry

Two immigration advocacy groups in British Columbia are calling on the provincial government to create an immigration ministry to ensure better planning and successful integration of newcomers in the face of increased immigration quotas for the coming years.

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How Will President Biden Affect Canadian Immigration? Only Time Will Tell

Canada’s approach to immigrants are likely to be viewed more favourably for some time to come, even as a new administration under Joe Biden and Kamala Harris look set to unwind years of unfriendly policies beginning Jan. 20.

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MPs slam Liberal Party Over Turning Refugees Away at Border

Statistics provided by the Canada Border Services Agency show that 4,400 refugee claimants have been rejected under the Safe Third Country Agreement since 2016. Two MPs have called out the Liberal Party on what is seen as a “hypocritical” asylum policy.

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B.C. Filipino Community Outraged After Veteran MLA Shut Out of Cabinet, Again

Four-time MLA Mable Elmore, the only Filipino-Canadian member of the B.C. legislative assembly, given a parliamentary secretary position instead.

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