Jun 29th, 2012
Ottawa is placing a temporary freeze on applications for two popular immigration programs that bring skilled foreign workers to Canada. Immigration Minister Jason Kenney told a Calgary business audience that a six-month moratorium is necessary to wade through an existing backlog of applications to th...
Jun 15th, 2012
The federal government has apparently helped stop another group of Sri Lankan migrants from seeking asylum illegally in Canada. About 148 Sri Lankan men, women and children were returned to their homeland Thursday after arriving in Benin. It’s believed the group was planning to come to Canada a...
In East Africa
Jan 24th, 2012
Accused war criminal Léon Mugesera arrived in Rwanda’s capital of Kigali Tuesday night and was transferred to an unknown detention facility after losing a long legal battle against deportation from Canada. The Canada Border Services Agency had been tight-lipped on the details surrounding the deportat...
Jan 1st, 2011
TORONTO – An 18-year-old refugee claimant is set to be deported Saturday to Mexico, where supporters fear he faces homophobic violence, after an 11th-hour attempt to keep him in Canada failed Friday. Daniel Garcia, a Grade 11 student in Toronto, came to Canada three years ago with his older sis...