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Government should allow quick entry to Haitians, urge Haitian residents

The Immigration Department works to get orphans into Canada, but it's being pushed to do so much more.

When the earthquake struck his homeland, Ricardo Lesperance, a Haitian-born permanent resident who works at the Parliamentary Centre in Ottawa, said he couldn't make contact with any family members for three days. Then he got the call.

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Government should allow quick entry to Haitians, urge Haitian residents

The Immigration Department works to get orphans into Canada, but it's being pushed to do so much more.

When the earthquake struck his homeland, Ricardo Lesperance, a Haitian-born permanent resident who works at the Parliamentary Centre in Ottawa, said he couldn't make contact with any family members for three days. Then he got the call.

  

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Friday, January 30, 2015
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
Book of Negroes screening on Parliament Hill Jan. 27, 2015

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Copies of Lawrence Hill's book, Book of Negroes.
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Conservative MP Joyce Bateman, Lawrence Hill and Conservative MP Susan Truppe.
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Conservative MP Joyce Bateman, Lawrence Hill and Conservative MP Susan Truppe.
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Conservative MP Joyce Bateman, Lawrence Hill and Conservative MP Susan Truppe.
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Conservative MPs Ray Boughen, Rob Clarke, John Barlow and Chris Warkentin.
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Heather Bradley and Aunjanue Ellis
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Heather Bradley and Aunjanue Ellis
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Aunjanue Ellis, star of Book of Negroes.

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