Canada

Trudeau must dispel the myth there’s ‘always a place’ for refugees in Canada: Robyn Urback – CBC News

What can Canada do about the thousands of asylum seekers now pouring over the Quebec border from the United States every month? The solution is very simple, according to some: Send them back. But alas, it is not so simple: Canada is bound by the Safe Third Country Agreement, which mandates that refugees must claim asylum in the first safe ...

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John Ivison: Canada should steer clear of a return to the ‘graveyard of empires’

Donald Trump’s about-face on Afghanistan raises questions about Canada’s new foreign policy statement — and whether this country might be drawn back into a war that haunts it still. The Trudeau government’s foreign policy, unveiled to much fanfare two months ago, was premised on the Trump Administration “shrugging off the burden of world leadership,” in the words of Chrystia Freeland, ...

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Matt Canada gives thoughts on LSU’s QB battle

LSU football is in the news every day, and the Bayou Bengal Briefing is here to keep you updated with the latest headlines five mornings a week. Join us every Monday through Friday for the biggest news on Tigers football, recruiting, baseball and more. Enjoy! In quarterback news… LSU offensive coordinator Matt Canada spoke to the media in a group setting for the ...

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Fringe review: The Canada Show

The Canada Show: The Complete History of Canada in One Hour! • 4.5 stars out of 5 • Stage 2, Backstage Theatre This high-energy romp through 20,000 years of Canadian history might not help you write a term paper, but it’s a lot more fun than watching 60 Heritage Minutes in a row. Carly Pokoradi and Alex Gullason are the ...

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Why Is Household Debt So High in Canada? – Mother Jones

This is, once again, apropos of nothing in particular. I just happened to come across it: Household debt wasn’t the driver of the financial collapse in the United States, but it certainly played a role. And since the Great Recession, households have delevered considerably, from 100 percent to about 80 percent. But in Canada, leverage went up during the recession ...

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Youngstown news, US, Mexico, Canada vow rapid update of NAFTA

Published: Mon, August 21, 2017 @ 12:00 a.m. Associated Press WASHINGTON U.S., Canadian and Mexican negotiators are pledging to work quickly to update the North American Free Trade Agreement, a 23-year-old pact that President Donald Trump has called the worst trade deal in history. The first round of NAFTA renegotiations talks wrapped up Sunday. The three countries said they planned ...

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Leo Varadkar and Justin Trudeau take part in Montreal Pride Parade

Image copyright EPA Image caption The two leaders took part in the Montreal Pride Parade Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar began his three-day visit to Canada by taking part in the Montreal Pride Parade. Taoiseach Leo Varadkar, Ireland’s first gay PM, attended Sunday’s event with his Canadian counterpart Justin Trudeau. The leaders also held talks, where they discussed a range ...

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International adoptions decline dramatically in Canada – Politics

The number of international adoptions has declined dramatically in Canada in the last five years due to tighter country controls, exorbitant costs and alternative routes to parenthood. Last year, there were only 793 international adoptions in Canada, according to data from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). That’s the lowest number in decades, and nearly half the total from 2012, ...

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Canada’s warriors honoured in parade | Toronto & GTA | News

Harry Neill recently saw film footage of The Dieppe Raid. “I recognized that,” the Dieppe veteran said Saturday at the 96th Warriors’ Day Parade at the CNE grounds. “Seeing it always brings back the times,” he added. Neill — who joined the Canadian forces at 17 and was among the first group of Canadians to go overseas in 1939 — ...

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Douglas Todd: Global seniors flock to Canada’s ‘super visa’

A Canadian Border Services agent at a Canadian airport. Canada’s new super-visa for foreign parents of Canadian immigrant children has proven wildly popular. Darren Calabrese / PNG A growing number of seniors around the planet have become like nomads, travelling the world to spend time with their children in different immigrant-receiving countries. As a result, says Vancouver immigration lawyer Joshua ...

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