Canadians return Liberals to power with minority government

Credit to Author: Stephen Smith| Date: Tue, 22 Oct 2019 02:57:06 +0000

Canadian voters elected a minority Liberal government Monday night, bringing an end to a 40-day election campaign that heard many promises on immigration but never saw it emerge as a top issue. The Liberal minority led by Justin Trudeau will face an opposition led by the Conservative Party of Canada. Polls had both parties effectively […]

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Immigration brings out the good in (almost) everyone during federal leaders’ debate

Credit to Author: Stephen Smith| Date: Tue, 08 Oct 2019 02:11:09 +0000

The leaders of Canada’s five top political parties defended the importance of immigration this week in one of the last debates prior to the federal election on October 21.   The discussion on immigration lasted only minutes and, to the surprise of many, Liberal leader Justin Trudeau emerged wholly unscathed, with his government’s record unquestioned. By […]

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ANALYSIS: Election unlikely to have major impact on Canada’s immigration system

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Wed, 11 Sep 2019 13:27:43 +0000

With the federal election campaign now underway, a popular question is how the October 21 vote might affect Canada’s immigration system. One way of answering this question is by evaluating recent history to get a sense of what Canada’s immigration system could look like in the coming years. Public opinion polling shows that the Liberals […]

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Canada’s 2019 federal election: How could it affect immigration and Express Entry?

Credit to Author: Stephen Smith| Date: Wed, 22 May 2019 18:08:14 +0000

Canadians will head to the polls in October to elect a new federal government, which could spell changes to Canada’s current immigration policies.  Canada’s three major political parties — the governing Liberals, the Conservative Party of Canada and the New Democratic Party (NDP) — are all on the record as being in favour of economic […]

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