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News | BY STUART BENSON | February 21, 2024
Wesam Nofal says her parents, Mohammed, left, and Intisar, booked a ticket and flew to Egypt to try and get their children out of Gaza themselves after months of unsuccessful attempts to do so through the regular immigration processes and the most recent temporary resident visa program. Photograph courtesy of Wesam Nofal
News | BY STUART BENSON | February 21, 2024
News | BY STUART BENSON | February 21, 2024
Wesam Nofal says her parents, Mohammed, left, and Intisar, booked a ticket and flew to Egypt to try and get their children out of Gaza themselves after months of unsuccessful attempts to do so through the regular immigration processes and the most recent temporary resident visa program. Photograph courtesy of Wesam Nofal
News | BY IREM KOCA | February 19, 2024
Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Minister Marc Miller makes an announcement about additional supports for asylum claimants in the House of Commons foyer after Question Period on Jan. 31. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY IREM KOCA | February 19, 2024
News | BY IREM KOCA | February 19, 2024
Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Minister Marc Miller makes an announcement about additional supports for asylum claimants in the House of Commons foyer after Question Period on Jan. 31. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY JEFFERY VACANTE | February 8, 2024
As Immigration Minister Marc Miller has pointed out, the foreign student program was never intended to be a source of funding for colleges and universities which have come to depend on international students to make up for the inadequate funding they receive from their provincial governments, writes Jeffery Vacante. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY JEFFERY VACANTE | February 8, 2024
Opinion | BY JEFFERY VACANTE | February 8, 2024
As Immigration Minister Marc Miller has pointed out, the foreign student program was never intended to be a source of funding for colleges and universities which have come to depend on international students to make up for the inadequate funding they receive from their provincial governments, writes Jeffery Vacante. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Women and Gender Equality Minister Marci Ien, and Treasury Board President Mona Fortier attend the launch of the government's 2SLGBTQI+ Action Plan during an event at SAW Gallery in Ottawa on Aug. 28, 2022. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Women and Gender Equality Minister Marci Ien, and Treasury Board President Mona Fortier attend the launch of the government's 2SLGBTQI+ Action Plan during an event at SAW Gallery in Ottawa on Aug. 28, 2022. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Health Minister Jean-Yves Duclos, seen here at a June 14 press conference, will make an announcement about Canada's domestic response to HIV-AIDS after International Development Minister Harjit Sajjan cancelled an appearance at a major AIDS conference in Montreal on Friday. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Health Minister Jean-Yves Duclos, seen here at a June 14 press conference, will make an announcement about Canada's domestic response to HIV-AIDS after International Development Minister Harjit Sajjan cancelled an appearance at a major AIDS conference in Montreal on Friday. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Migrants, refugees and immigration advocates marched in Ottawa on Sunday, March 20, as part of the Unite Against Racism and Status for All rally held in 10 cities across the country. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
Migrants, refugees and immigration advocates marched in Ottawa on Sunday, March 20, as part of the Unite Against Racism and Status for All rally held in 10 cities across the country. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
Ukrainian-Canadians and their supporters rally in front of the Russian embassy in Ottawa on Feb. 27. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
Ukrainian-Canadians and their supporters rally in front of the Russian embassy in Ottawa on Feb. 27. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | February 5, 2024
Immigration Minister Marc Miller made a $362-million refugee housing announcement last week which opened the door for provincial governments and critics to claim that the amount in question is simply too little to deal with the problem, writes Sheila Copps. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | February 5, 2024
Opinion | BY SHEILA COPPS | February 5, 2024
Immigration Minister Marc Miller made a $362-million refugee housing announcement last week which opened the door for provincial governments and critics to claim that the amount in question is simply too little to deal with the problem, writes Sheila Copps. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY SHAMIRA MADHANY | February 5, 2024
Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Marc Miller makes an announcement about additional supports for asylum claimants in the Commons foyer on Jan. 31, 2024. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY SHAMIRA MADHANY | February 5, 2024
Opinion | BY SHAMIRA MADHANY | February 5, 2024
Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Marc Miller makes an announcement about additional supports for asylum claimants in the Commons foyer on Jan. 31, 2024. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY STEPHEN JEFFERY | January 29, 2024
Immigration Minister Marc Miller said the intake limits for international students were 'blunt measures,' but said Ottawa needed to 'work with provinces in the meantime to make sure that they are doing their jobs.' The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY STEPHEN JEFFERY | January 29, 2024
News | BY STEPHEN JEFFERY | January 29, 2024
Immigration Minister Marc Miller said the intake limits for international students were 'blunt measures,' but said Ottawa needed to 'work with provinces in the meantime to make sure that they are doing their jobs.' The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY THAO PHAM | January 24, 2024
Labour Minister Seamus O'Regan. Collaboration across sectors is key to addressing the multifaceted barriers faced by immigrant women trained in STEM. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY THAO PHAM | January 24, 2024
Opinion | BY THAO PHAM | January 24, 2024
Labour Minister Seamus O'Regan. Collaboration across sectors is key to addressing the multifaceted barriers faced by immigrant women trained in STEM. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY STUART BENSON | January 24, 2024
Though Immigration Minister Marc Miller has intimated the 1,000-application cap for the Gaza temporary resident visa program may have some flexibility, advocates are calling for more clarity and less-onerous security screening. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY STUART BENSON | January 24, 2024
News | BY STUART BENSON | January 24, 2024
Though Immigration Minister Marc Miller has intimated the 1,000-application cap for the Gaza temporary resident visa program may have some flexibility, advocates are calling for more clarity and less-onerous security screening. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY PSG SENATOR ANDREW CARDOZO | January 22, 2024
Immigration Minister Marc Miller is trying to get control of both the foreign worker and student numbers. The provinces have gone uncharacteristically silent on the issue, writes Senator Andrew Cardozo. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY PSG SENATOR ANDREW CARDOZO | January 22, 2024
Opinion | BY PSG SENATOR ANDREW CARDOZO | January 22, 2024
Immigration Minister Marc Miller is trying to get control of both the foreign worker and student numbers. The provinces have gone uncharacteristically silent on the issue, writes Senator Andrew Cardozo. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY STUART BENSON | January 10, 2024
Immigration Minister Marc Miller's office defended the 1,000-person cap to the temporary visa program as something that recognizes both the reality on the ground in Gaza and Canada's influence in the region, but said the government would remain 'flexible.' The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY STUART BENSON | January 10, 2024
News | BY STUART BENSON | January 10, 2024
Immigration Minister Marc Miller's office defended the 1,000-person cap to the temporary visa program as something that recognizes both the reality on the ground in Gaza and Canada's influence in the region, but said the government would remain 'flexible.' The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY METI BASIRI | November 29, 2023
Immigration Minister Marc Miller announced updates to how international students’ acceptance letters are handled, but this cannot be the end of digital transformation within the sector, writes Meti Basiri. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY METI BASIRI | November 29, 2023
Opinion | BY METI BASIRI | November 29, 2023
Immigration Minister Marc Miller announced updates to how international students’ acceptance letters are handled, but this cannot be the end of digital transformation within the sector, writes Meti Basiri. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY JIM CRESKEY | November 15, 2023
Peter Showler (Feb. 17, 1944-Oct. 30, 2023) was, among many other things, a refugee advocate with the Canadian Association of Refugee Lawyers, former chair of the Immigration and Refugee Board, and a dear friend, writes Jim Creskey. The Hill Times photograph by Kristen Shane
Opinion | BY JIM CRESKEY | November 15, 2023
Opinion | BY JIM CRESKEY | November 15, 2023
Peter Showler (Feb. 17, 1944-Oct. 30, 2023) was, among many other things, a refugee advocate with the Canadian Association of Refugee Lawyers, former chair of the Immigration and Refugee Board, and a dear friend, writes Jim Creskey. The Hill Times photograph by Kristen Shane