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Ontario Judge Freezes Iran’s Canadian Embassy and Other Assets

A judge in Ontario has frozen three properties found to belong to Iran, including the building that housed Iran’s former embassy in Ottawa and Iran’s former cultural centre in Toronto, according to a story by the National Post: Three properties … Continue reading

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Iranian Immigrants Being Singled Out For Extra Scrutiny by Canadian Government

Immigration Minister Jason Kenney said this week that Iranians applying for immigration to Canada are being “rigorously” screened by the Canadian government for links to the Iranian political leadership. Kenney cited the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (IRPA), saying it … Continue reading

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In Surprising Move, Harper Gov Orders Expulsion of Iranian Diplomats and Closes Canada’s Embassy in Iran

In a surprise announcement today, the Harper government said that it is closing the Canadian embassy in Tehran and expelling all Iranian diplomats from Canada. Many political commentators were puzzled by the abrupt decision, as there have been no recent … Continue reading

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