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Liberal MP Marie-France Lalonde, left, Defence Minister Bill Blair, and Veterans Affairs Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor speak to reporters in the West Block on Dec. 5, 2023. Baseline awareness and understanding of the needs of language and cultural advisers are crucial for meaningful action, write Fardous Hosseiny and Brian McKenna. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
News | BY STUART BENSON | June 5, 2024
Jihan Qunoo, right, and her family celebrate with Tim Hortons after her mother, second left, safely arrived in Canada through the super visa program on May 26. Two of Qunoo’s siblings remain in Egypt, while two others are still trapped in Gaza. Photograph courtesy of Jihan Qunoo
News | BY STUART BENSON | June 5, 2024
News | BY STUART BENSON | June 5, 2024
Jihan Qunoo, right, and her family celebrate with Tim Hortons after her mother, second left, safely arrived in Canada through the super visa program on May 26. Two of Qunoo’s siblings remain in Egypt, while two others are still trapped in Gaza. Photograph courtesy of Jihan Qunoo
Opinion | BY RANDY HAHN | June 3, 2024
Immigration Minister Marc Miller holds a press conference in Ottawa on Feb. 29. We must remember that we are not doing newcomers a favour by treating their applications with courtesy and respect, writes Randy Hahn. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY RANDY HAHN | June 3, 2024
Opinion | BY RANDY HAHN | June 3, 2024
Immigration Minister Marc Miller holds a press conference in Ottawa on Feb. 29. We must remember that we are not doing newcomers a favour by treating their applications with courtesy and respect, writes Randy Hahn. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
FeatureBY CHELSEA NASH | May 30, 2024
The Lindo family: Tamarli, left, Temeah, Tameliah, George, Gillandre, and Tamarri. Photograph courtesy of George Lindo
FeatureBY CHELSEA NASH | May 30, 2024
FeatureBY CHELSEA NASH | May 30, 2024
The Lindo family: Tamarli, left, Temeah, Tameliah, George, Gillandre, and Tamarri. Photograph courtesy of George Lindo
Opinion | BY YOGENDRA SHAKYA, AXELLE JANCZUR | April 29, 2024
Immigration Minister Marc Miller holds a press conference in the National Press Theatre on Feb. 29. It is time for Canada to build a truly inclusive immigration framework that promotes the dignity and well-being of all migrants, regardless of their status, write Yogendra Shakya and Axelle Janczur. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY YOGENDRA SHAKYA, AXELLE JANCZUR | April 29, 2024
Opinion | BY YOGENDRA SHAKYA, AXELLE JANCZUR | April 29, 2024
Immigration Minister Marc Miller holds a press conference in the National Press Theatre on Feb. 29. It is time for Canada to build a truly inclusive immigration framework that promotes the dignity and well-being of all migrants, regardless of their status, write Yogendra Shakya and Axelle Janczur. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Immigration Minister Marc Miller, left, and Housing Minister Sean Fraser. Walking the extra mile to provide a warm welcome is in the DNA of communities across the country, but we need more leadership from the federal government, write Emilio Rodriguez and Allan Reesor-McDowell. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
Immigration Minister Marc Miller, left, and Housing Minister Sean Fraser. Walking the extra mile to provide a warm welcome is in the DNA of communities across the country, but we need more leadership from the federal government, write Emilio Rodriguez and Allan Reesor-McDowell. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY AMIT KUMAR SHARMA | March 25, 2024
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Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Minister Marc Miller. The department wisely warns people on its website about scams targeting newcomers, writes Amit Kumar Sharma. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia.
Opinion | BY AMIT KUMAR SHARMA | March 25, 2024
Opinion | BY AMIT KUMAR SHARMA | March 25, 2024
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Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Minister Marc Miller. The department wisely warns people on its website about scams targeting newcomers, writes Amit Kumar Sharma. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia.
Opinion | BY MARWAN ISMAIL | March 20, 2024
Immigration continues to be essential to Canada’s growth and prosperity and remains one of our greatest strengths. With strategic management, it can continue to fortify the nation’s socio-economic fabric, writes Marwan Ismail. Image courtesy of Pexels
Opinion | BY MARWAN ISMAIL | March 20, 2024
Opinion | BY MARWAN ISMAIL | March 20, 2024
Immigration continues to be essential to Canada’s growth and prosperity and remains one of our greatest strengths. With strategic management, it can continue to fortify the nation’s socio-economic fabric, writes Marwan Ismail. Image courtesy of Pexels
Opinion | BY DAN KELLY, JULIETTE NICOLAÿ | March 18, 2024
Immigration Minister Marc Miller. There are valid arguments in favour of working harder to get the level and type of immigration right, but it is far too easy to scapegoat new immigrants, foreign students, temporary workers, and the employers who hire them, write Dan Kelly and Juliette Nicolaÿ. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY DAN KELLY, JULIETTE NICOLAÿ | March 18, 2024
Opinion | BY DAN KELLY, JULIETTE NICOLAÿ | March 18, 2024
Immigration Minister Marc Miller. There are valid arguments in favour of working harder to get the level and type of immigration right, but it is far too easy to scapegoat new immigrants, foreign students, temporary workers, and the employers who hire them, write Dan Kelly and Juliette Nicolaÿ. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
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
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