Tag: Canada
over 1 year ago
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Canada extends international students’ work permits for 18 months

Under a new measure, international graduates with expired postgraduate work permit in 2022 and 2023 will be able to e...

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over 1 year ago
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OECD says UK faces being only member of G7 in recession this year

The latest grim forecasts from the OECD say GDP will fall by 0.2 per cent over 2023.

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over 1 year ago
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As Canada grapples with Roxham Road, U.K. proposes detention and deportation on all irregular mig...

Under the “Stop the Boats” bill, migrants may be detained for 28 days with no bail or judicial review, and then for a...

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over 1 year ago
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Otto Lopez has a job with Canada. Now if the infielder can just crack the Blue Jays

While a long list of players turned down a change to play in the WBC, Lopez didn’t hesitate to join Canada.

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over 1 year ago
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Joe Biden to visit Canada on March 23

U.S. President Joe Biden will visit Canada on March 23-24, sources told the Star.

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over 1 year ago
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Liberal MP calls China ‘an existential threat to Canada’

Influence networks backed by China’s Communist Party rulers represent an “existential threat” to Canada, says the Lib...

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over 1 year ago
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Why these academics say Canada needs to stop hosting global conferences

A group of scholars has written to the Prime Minister and federal immigration and tourism ministers to express their ...

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over 1 year ago
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Former Liberal cabinet ministers join call to stop holding immigration detainees in jails

In a letter endorsed by two former Liberal cabinet ministers on Monday, 40 advocacy groups demanded Ottawa to heed th...

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over 1 year ago
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Police announce bust of massive international labour trafficking ring in GTA

Canadian authorities have rescued 64 Mexican workers from “deplorable living and working conditions” across Greater T...

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over 1 year ago
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Canada wraps up FIBA World Cup qualifying with an 11-1 record. What next for men’s team?

The next step in moving Canada into the upper echelon of international play will be up to whichever NBA stars suit up...

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over 1 year ago
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Turkish, Syrian students say U of T not addressing trauma from earthquake

About 100 Turkish and Syrian students held a silent protest at the University of Toronto, claiming the administration...

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over 1 year ago
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Inquest jury into refugee’s death calls for end to holding immigration detainees in jails

Five jurors declined to declare Abdurahman Ibrahim Hassan’s death a homicide, instead simply calling it a ‘sudden dea...

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over 1 year ago
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Mindset of those present when immigration detainee died is key, inquest hears

It’s taken more than seven years for the facts about Abdurahman Ibrahim Hassan’s death to come out after he died in a...

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over 1 year ago
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Ministers defend calling in RCMP to investigate senator’s Afghan refugee travel documents

Immigration Minister Sean Fraser, and his predecessor Marco Mendicino, said the travel letter was “inauthentic” since...

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over 1 year ago
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Canada extends and expands work permits for Hong Kongers

Post-secondary educated Hong Kong residents who completed their studies in Canada or other countries within the past ...

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over 1 year ago
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A Canadian senator helped save Afghan women. The immigration department called police on her

Marilou McPhedran reveals a top defence official provided letters — deemed fake and referred to the RCMP — to ease Af...

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over 1 year ago
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Did this troubled detainee not get enough ‘meaningful social interaction’? Inquest into his death...

Since August 2021, inmates in provincial jails are encouraged to be out of their cell two hours a day or receive a mi...

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over 1 year ago
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Young South Tyneside dancers off to Irish dancing world championships in Canada

Five young dancers have done South Tyneside proud by reaching the finals of the 2023 World Irish Dancing Championship...

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over 1 year ago
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Tucker Carlson says the U.S. should invade Canada. Would we roll out the welcome mat?

Perhaps most Americans aren’t too worried about liberating us. But the Fox personality’s blustering talk reminds us o...

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over 1 year ago
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Why immigration detainee who died in custody had ‘no end date’ on stay in jail

Abdurahman Ibrahim Hassan, who had serious mental health issues and died in 2015, was deemed inadmissible by border a...

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over 1 year ago
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Sly stickers redirect restaurant diners from menu to stories of mistreated farm workers

Eatery patrons who scan these QR codes are brought to advocates’ ‘secret menu’ page that sheds light on the working c...

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over 1 year ago
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OPP has no policy on improvised spit protection, inquest told

The latest on the inquest into the death of 39-year-old Abdurahman Ibrahim Hassan.

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over 1 year ago
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Jury must decide whether towel played a role in immigration detainee’s death: inquest

Witnesses have testified that a police officer put a towel over Abdurahman Ibrahim Hassan’s mouth but the restrained ...

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over 1 year ago
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Jail where immigration detainee was held had one psychiatrist for 20 hours/week for 1,200 inmates...

Lindsay jail’s nursing staff struggled to provide sufficient care, health-care manager testifies at inquest into deat...

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over 1 year ago
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Anita Anand says Canada will send tanks to Ukraine — and that the move is more than symbolic

The defence minister said the decision is part of an international push to help Ukraine defeat Russia.

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over 1 year ago
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Transferring sick inmate was ‘more of a political issue than medical,’ doctor tells inquest into ...

Abdurahman Ibrahim Hassan was still suffering from delirium when the hospital started planning to move him back to a ...

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over 1 year ago
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She went from undocumented to undeniable. Advocate whose fight against Canadian government reache...

Nell Toussaint, who lived with irreversible sicknesses after Canada denied her essential health care for diabetes and...

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over 1 year ago
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‘I wish I had said something’: Nurse tells inquest of chaotic scene on night immigration detainee...

She said she felt uneasy to see an OPP officer using a towel to cover the man’s mouth to prevent him from spitting at...

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over 1 year ago
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Canada expands immigration program for undocumented construction workers in GTA

The federal government says it is doubling the annual number of permanent residence spots in the program from 500 wor...

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over 1 year ago
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‘I had no hand in causing his death’: Inquest into immigration detainee’s death hears SIU intervi...

The inquest into Abdurahman Ibrahim Hassan’s death heard contradictory evidence presented by two subject officers at ...

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over 1 year ago
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Why some groups are quitting Canada’s popular refugee sponsorship program

Canada’s Syrian resettlement project spurred public support for refugees, but new federal rules for the private spons...

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over 1 year ago
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‘They start asking if he’s breathing’: Officer tells inquest of chaotic scene on night immigratio...

Abdurahman Ibrahim Hassan died in custody in hospital more than seven years ago.

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over 1 year ago
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Here are the DUMBEST dog breeds according to science

According to Professor Stanley Coren at the University of British Columbia, Afghan Hound is the least intelligent bre...

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over 1 year ago
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Canada joins US in requiring Chinese travelers to be Covid-negative

It is the latest example of pandemic restrictions creeping their way back into Western life. Schools across the US ar...

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over 1 year ago
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First winters in Canada can be a shock. How one program is helping newcomers find warmth in the C...

For many immigrants, the long and dark months can be harsh and cold as they struggle to adapt to a new life, often al...

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over 1 year ago
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Angry about Doug Ford or inflation? You’re not alone, ‘rage index’ poll finds

Inflation is fuelling anger among Canadians even though gasoline prices have dropped and most are not worried about t...

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over 1 year ago
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Here’s how Syrian refugees who came to Canada say they’re doing — seven years later

The first cohort of Syrian refugees who settled in Canada seven years ago say they feel good about their new life, ha...

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over 1 year ago
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The pandemic changed everything for migrants. Now, it’s getting worse

English Channel deaths are the latest flashpoint as “desperate” asylum seekers risk everything.

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over 1 year ago
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Opinion | The critics might want to revisit Canada’s performance at the World Cup, with two group...

Croatia and Morocco making the final four doesn’t erase the disappointment — or make the Canadian effort a success — ...

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