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Canada’s Process to Resettle 25,000 Syrian Refugees

Working together with the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) and other nations, Canada is looking for registered individuals who wish to immigrate to Canada. An emphasis is placed on candidates deemed vulnerable, with highest priority going to: complete families, women … Continue reading

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Health Workers Associations Lobby against Cuts to Refugee Health Care

Health workers groups held several rallies across Canadian cities yesterday to protest government cuts to health care programs for refugees. As part of its deficit reduction program, the federal government is cutting medical services provided at no cost to refugees through … Continue reading

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Refugee Activists say new Bill violates Canadian Charter, Federal Government Says Bill Necessary to Protect Canada

The “Justice for Refugees and Immigrants Coalition”, a refugee activist group, made a public statement on Monday denouncing Bill C-31, a proposed update to the Immigration and Refugees Protections Act, charging that it violates the Canadian Charter of Rights. The bill would strengthen … Continue reading

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