About 94 per cent of sponsorship groups responding to a recent survey indicated they were concerned that the Syrian refugee effort has prolonged processing times for non-Syrian applications.
Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen, pictured, should ensure that no refugee will have to repay transportation loans when others have been exempted, says Bolu Coker of Citizens for Public Justice. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Many Canadians now know what it means to sponsor refugees, thanks to Canada’s Private Sponsorship of Refugees Program (PSRP). The opportunity for civil participation in refugee resettlement is a core part of Canada’s overall refugee policy.
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‘If it is slanderous or defamatory, then we will be held accountable for that, and we will be held accountable by our electorate, in whether they vote for us again,’ says Conservative House Leader Candice Bergen.
Big-ticket items in the last federal budget of this majority Liberal government include more than $6.2-billion to expand federal financing of rental construction, $1-billion for increasing access to drugs for rare diseas