Canada Stands in Solidarity with ‘Normal, Peaceful Muslims’: Kenney

Amidst a day of stormy backlash from opposition parties over the Conservative government’s anti-Muslim rhetoric, Defence and Multiculturalism minister Jason Kenney took advantage of a brief appearance at a religious freedom conference Wednesday night to smooth things over. “I say…

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No Place to Go: Closing the Door on North Korean Refugees

Jihoon Lee has come a long way since moving to Toronto two and a half years ago. Born in ideologically repressive North Korea, the teenager has outdone most of his peers at his Scarborough school. In…

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Lagging immigration reform in U.S. good for Canada, says Kenney

Stalled immigration reforms in the United States are an opportunity for Canada to scoop up a wealth of young, “brilliant” foreign nationals and direct them into burgeoning tech-sector employment, the federal employment minister said Wednesday.…

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Pulse: Arab and Middle East

The following were the top stories in the Canadian-Arab media during October: Canadian Copts join forces to influence Canadian Members of Parliament (MPs) to support Egypt’s current secular government – Egyptian-Canadians eyeing their first seat…

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An insider’s view of the Harper Government

BOOK REVIEW: Policy Arrogance or Innocent Bias: Resetting Citizenship and Multiculturalism, by Andrew Griffith, Anar Press, 2013, 117 pages Any time a just-retired mandarin decides to write about his days serving the “Harper Government” should…

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