World-renowned Canadian scientist, broadcaster, activist and author David Suzuki explains how life has “fluctuated and flourished because of the resilience conferred by diversity” over millennia.
Did Lynton Crosby, the Australian “master of dog whistle politics”, have anything to do with Stephen Harper’s racist, divisive and xenophobic “old stock Canadians” line? It’s possible.
A leading Canadian refugee right group says last week’s tragic drowning death of Aylan Kurdi highlights the human costs of the Harper government’s inaction on Syria’s growing refugee crisis.
President Barack Obama announced his executive plan to overhaul the the U.S. immigration system and uphold the human rights of undocumented immigrants.
Established refugees now face loss of status after the Conservatives’ draconian changes to immigration laws, a new report by the Canadian Council of Refugees says.
Rights groups say “an independent and effective complaints and monitoring mechanism for the Canada Border Services Agency” is necessary due to abuses of the human rights of refugee claimants and vulnerable Canadians.
Harvard Medical School and Hunter College School of Public Health researchers find immigrants generated surplus contributions of $115.2 billion in 2002-2009, $13.8 billion in 2009, and actually subsidize the health care of native-born Americans. The study concludes that reducing immigration would worsen Medicare’s financial health.
By: Obert Madondo | The Canadian Progressive: Over 70 community groups have signed a letter demanding the immediate cancellation of anti-immigrant reality TV show, Border Security. The letter is addressed to Public Safety Minister Vic Toews, who personally approved the show, the Canadian Border Services Agency (CBSA) and various companies with interests