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  • Canada should relax sponsorship rules for the Bahamas like it did for Haiti in 2010

    The first day of September saw Hurricane Dorian wreak devastation in The Bahamas. So far 50 people have been confirmed dead, 1,300 people are missing, and 70,000 are reported homeless. The damage is estimated at US $7 billion.  Canada has sent $500,000 to support the Canadian Red Cross in providing … Read more »

  • Admitted but Excluded – Trump Tightens Rules for Legal Immigrants

    On Monday, August 12, 2019, the Trump Administration, through the Department of Homeland Security, announced a major and highly controversial policy directive regarding immigration to the United States. The new regulation, “Inadmissibility on Public Charge Grounds” spans 837 pages. The Immigration a … Read more »

  • The Quebec government’s problematic proposals

    An important element of the Coalition Avenir Québec (CAQ) platform in its successful 2018 Québec electoral campaign was its promise to reduce immigration to the province by 20 per cent, from 50,000 to 40,000.  In an attempt to fulfil this promise, the new Quebec government discarded and refunded app … Read more »

  • Canada Day 2019: A welcome celebration of diversity

    As they do every year, Canadians got their red and white on and celebrated Canada Day on July 1. But this year’s celebrations felt a little different, perhaps, like it was more possible – and more important — than ever to celebrate the nation’s diversity and Canada’s welcoming reputation.  In contra … Read more »

  • The rise of Canada’s provincial nominee programs

    Canada is often described as a country of provinces. This statement testifies to the importance and power of the constituent parts of what is a strong but highly decentralized country. This diffusion of power extends to the domain of immigration. Canada’s Constitution Act, 1867, grants each province … Read more »