By: Obert Madondo | The Canadian Progressive: Last week, the Associated Press ditched the demeaning and exclusionary term “illegal immigrant”. Jose Antonio Vargas, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist who outed himself as an undocumented immigrant in 2011, responded with: “It was inevitable. It was just a matter of time.” The
Obert Madondo argues that the Canadian media and politicians can learn from the decision by the Associated Press to ditch derogatory “illegal immigrant” from its Stylebook for journalistic style and grammar.
By: Canadian Council for Refugees | Press Release: Today the Canadian Council for Refugees and other organizations announced the launch of a campaign designed to transform the conversation about refugees in Canada. Under the banner ‘Proud to Protect Refugees’, 4 April (Refugee Rights Day) will see the
Please support this campaign to remind Vic Toews, Canadian Border Services Agency and the Conservatives that immigration raids and deportations can’t be entertainment in Canada!
Rights watchdog BC Civil Liberties Association says the Canada Border Services Agency’s reality TV raid broke the law, files complaint with the federal Privacy Commissioner.
By: Obert Madondo | The Canadian Progressive | Mar 14, 2013: Chances are very few Canadians have heard of the Foreign Accounts Tax Compliance Act (FATCA). Green Party leader and MP for Saanich-Gulf Islands, Elizabeth May, wants us to pay attention. That’s because FATCA is likely “unconstitutional and in
Canadians lawyers and doctors are asking the Federal Court of Canada to declare the Harper Conservatives’ refugee health care cuts unconstitutional.
Refugee Protection Division ignored evidence that U.S. military justice system fails to meet basic fairness standards by War Resisters Support Campaign | Feb. 6, 2013: TORONTO – On Friday, February 1, the Federal Court of Canada released a decision granting United Stated (US) war resister Jules Tindungan