Sean Fraser prepared to increase Canada’s immigration levels even as 46,000 immigrants landed in October

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Fri, 19 Nov 2021 14:49:35 +0000

Sean Fraser knows he has a lot of hard work ahead of him. In his first major interviews as Canadian immigration minister, Fraser spoke with Shelly Hagan of Bloomberg and Nicholas Keung of the Toronto Star to discuss the opportunities and challenges of his new role. Get a Free Canadian Immigration Assessment Speaking with Bloomberg, the […]

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Daphne Bramham: 'Political Drano' needed to unclog Canada's refugee system

Credit to Author: Daphne Bramham| Date: Thu, 23 Sep 2021 22:47:20 +0000

Even before Afghanistan fell to the Taliban, our refugee system struggled with a backlog of close to 65,000 refugees with permanent resident cards languishing in over-crowded United Nations camps and in countries eager to move them along.

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Economics & Emissions: Masters Of War Edition

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Sat, 11 Sep 2021 11:00:59 +0000

The US war in Afghanistan cost $300 million a day for 20 years. Imagine if that money had been invested in carbon reduction strategies instead?

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Daphne Bramham: Canada must help Afghan journalists who face torture or worse at hands of the Taliban

Credit to Author: Daphne Bramham| Date: Tue, 14 Sep 2021 01:52:51 +0000

You don’t have to love journalists, but they’re essential to democracy. And there’s no indication they will be welcome under the Taliban.

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Lifeline Afghanistan launches to help Canada reach new refugee goal

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Thu, 02 Sep 2021 15:07:40 +0000

A new organization has just launched to help Canada achieve its goal of resettling 20,000 Afghan refugees. Lifeline Afghanistan features a group of non-partisan Canadians who are looking to raise awareness on Afghan refugee resettlement, play a coordinating role, and bring Afghans to safety in Canada. While the Canadian government has pledged to resettle 20,000 […]

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Daphne Bramham: Afghanistan’s female judges desperate to flee death threats and retaliation

Credit to Author: Daphne Bramham| Date: Tue, 31 Aug 2021 03:25:23 +0000

“It was the most horrible experience I could ever have in my life. I experienced things I would never imagine seeing in my life.” — Afghan judge on trying to flee Kabul

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