Is there a war on the immigrant family?
The truth is the Conservative government has been most skilled in immigrant outreach, while playing to the “old stock” Tory base, using the language of economic success and national security. Lost in this positive argument is the immigrant family, somehow not an important issue in the family values agenda.
Defence Minister Jason Kenney's permanent political campaign to target immigrants has been the most successful in recent decades. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
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