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Spotlight on Brampton: Transit System at Tipping Point

Brampton has been rising to the challenge of providing strong transit service to its exploding population, but demand may soon exceed supply. In part 3 of his “Spotlight on Brampton” series, LJI reporter Mansoor Tanweer examines public transport as immigration policy.

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Spotlight on Brampton: A Case Study of Invisible Immigration Policies

Brampton is one of the most diverse cities in Canada. In this introductory article to his four-part series “Spotlight on Brampton,” LJI reporter Mansoor Tanweer shows how, in a city where over half of the population is foreign-born, housing, transport and health-care policies become de facto immigration policy.

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Visa Processing Times for Foreign Workers “Are Absolutely Ridiculous”

New report calls for “Trusted Employer Program” to address growing foreign worker visa backlog

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