News Articles Prior to 2011

Interdiction Must Be An Option For Migrant Ships

Interdiction must be an option for migrant ships Posted By MICHAEL DEN TANDT Point of View Peterborough Examiner September 10, 2010 In the wake of the MV Sun Sea's arrival in Canada with 492 Tamil migrants aboard, Canadians have made … Continue reading

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Canadian View Of Immigration Sours In Wake Of Tamil Ship

Canadian view of immigration sours in wake of Tamil ship Jane Taber Globe and Mail Thursday, September 9, 2010 11:45 AM Canadian attitudes toward immigration are hardening as debate over the fate of a shipload of Tamils continues to make … Continue reading

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Tamil Refugee Claimant Rejected

Tamil refugee claimant rejected By TOM GODFREY Toronto Sun Last Updated: September 8, 2010 5:48pm A Tamil man who claims he faces torture or death from the Tamil Tigers terror group has lost his bid for refugee status and faces … Continue reading

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6 EU Countries Plus Canada Seek Ways To Crack Down Together On Illegal Migrants

6 EU countries plus Canada seek ways to crack down together on illegal migrants By Elaine Ganley (CP) September 7, 2010 PARIS—European ministers on Monday discussed ways to crack down on illegal immigration, block false asylum demands and harmonize EU … Continue reading

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More Tamils Bound For Canada : Expert

More Tamils bound for Canada: expert Ottawa said to be stationing intelligence officers abroad to disrupt schemes CBC News Last Updated: Tuesday, September 7, 2010 | 9:15 PM PT Another boatload of Tamil migrants could soon be headed to Canada, … Continue reading

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Stop Immigration Crime At Its Source

Stop immigration crime at its source Immigration Minister Jason Kenney is right to go directly to source countries in the fight against scam marriages, unscrupulous immigration consultants and human smugglers. Editorial From Wednesday's Globe and Mail Published on Tuesday, Sep. … Continue reading

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Grant Pakistanis Visas Quickly, Liberal MP

Grant Pakistanis visas quickly, Liberal MP Toronto Sun Last Updated: September 7, 2010 5:51pm Canada should speed up the process for granting flood-stricken Pakistanis immigration visas so they can settle here with their families and loved ones, says a Liberal … Continue reading

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Canada Seeks Answers To Immigration-Fraud Issues In Europe

Canada seeks answers to immigration-fraud issues in Europe By Jeremy Torobin The Globe and Mail, September 7, 2010 http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/canada-seeks-answers -to-immigration-fraud-issues-in-europe/article1697606/ Canada is turning to Europe for partners in a widening fight against human trafficking and bogus asylum seekers. Immigration Minister … Continue reading

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Experts Say Security Reasons May Keep Tamils In Detention

Experts say security reasons may keep Tamils in detention By Douglas Quan Postmedia News, September 6, 2010 http://www.canada.com/Experts+security+reasons+keep+Tamils+ detention/3487060/story.html Ever since a shipload of Tamil migrants arrived in Canada on Aug. 13, the government has argued for their continued detention … Continue reading

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Immigration Minister Calls On India, China To Root Out Immigration Fraud

Immigration Minister calls on India, China to root out immigration fraud Jason Kenney brings message to officials, urging them to crack down on crooked consultants Jeremy Torobin Ottawa–From Monday's Globe and Mail Published on Sunday, Sep. 05, 2010 6:56PM EDT … Continue reading

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Canada Accepts The Most Sri Lankan Refugees

Canada accepts the most Sri Lankan refugees By Brian Lilley, Parliamentary Bureau Toronto Sun Last Updated: September 4, 2010 5:13pm OTTAWA Most of the 492 of the passengers and crew aboard the MV Sun Sea have a good shot at … Continue reading

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Windsor EI Claims Workers Face Layoffs

Windsor EI claims workers face layoffs Staff hired to handle jobless benefits By Frances Willick The Windsor Star September 3, 2010 WINDSOR, Ont.—Hundreds of federal government workers responsible for processing employment insurance claims could soon be filing for EI themselves. … Continue reading

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Alberta To Review Its Temporary Foreign Worker Program

Alberta to review its Temporary Foreign Worker Program ctvcalgary.ca Updated: Fri Sep. 03 2010 15:49:44 The province is extending an $850,000 program that helps temporary foreign workers. Even though the economy has not fully recovered from the recession, the province … Continue reading

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Party Pledges To Increase The Number Of NBers By 2014

Party pledges to increase the number of NBers by 2014 Benjamin Shingler Telegraph-Journal September 3, 2010 SAINT JOHN – Liberal Leader Shawn Graham pledged Friday to increase New Brunswick's population by 12,000 people by 2014, double the amount that came … Continue reading

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Tired, Poor, Huddled Masses Can Get In Line

Tired, poor, huddled masses can get in line By Trevor Lautens Special To North Shore News September 3, 2010 I have no respect for a country that has no respect for itself. What do you call a country that knows … Continue reading

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Whither The Sun Sea Captain?

Whither the Sun Sea captain? Don Martin National Post Thursday, Sept. 2, 2010 The Cabinet minister actually in charge of the controversial file raises a good point: Why hasn't the captain or the crew of the Tamil refugee ship been … Continue reading

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Regulator Sought To Oversee Canadian Immigration Agents

Regulator sought to oversee Canadian immigration agents by Liam Clifford Global Visas September 01 2010 The Canadian immigration department is looking to identify a governing body to oversee the immigration agent industry. The Canadian immigration minister, Jason Kenney stated, Were … Continue reading

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Queue Jumping Unwelcome

Queue jumping unwelcome By Joe Jeerakathil The StarPhoenix August 31, 2010 I welcome Canada providing asylum to genuine refugee claimants. The recent arrivals from Sri Lanka aren't refugees but economic migrants. It is abundantly clear that over the years Sri … Continue reading

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Housing Prices Due To Fall, Says Think Tank

Housing prices due to fall, says think-tank By Tony Wong Business Reporter TheStar.com Published On Tue Aug 31 2010 Canadas major metropolitan housing markets are looking awfully bubbly and are due to burst, says a report released Tuesday. The report, … Continue reading

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In A Bangkok Apartment, Tamils Wait For A Ship To Canada

In a Bangkok apartment, Tamils wait for a ship to Canada Though claiming to be tourists, they show little interest in seeing the sights of the Thai capital Mark MacKinnon, Bangkok From Monday's Globe and Mail Published on Sunday, Aug. … Continue reading

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