Immigration: Striking a balance

Immigration: Striking a balance Daniel Stoffman Sep 24, 1992 CANADA IS a better place with immigration than it would be without it. Immigration makes our country more interesting, more diverse, more dynamic, and more connected to the rest of the … Continue reading

Fake Canadian papers a hot item in migrant market

Sep 23, 1992 Like a proud collector of stamps or butterflies, Rene Bersma, Canada’s immigration counsellor in Belgium, displays his specimen: an Ontario identity card with the photograph of an Asian man on it. It looks perfectly official, good enough … Continue reading

Immigration adds little to economy

Sep 22, 1992 IMMIGRATION doesn’t make you richer. It makes immigrants richer if they came here from a poor country. It makes a few Canadians, such as immigration lawyers, richer. It makes other Canadians, especially those who compete for unskilled … Continue reading

The high costs of our refugee system

The high costs of our refugee system Toronto magazine writer Daniel Stoffman, winner of the fourth annual Atkinson Fellowship in Public Policy, used his grant to study Canada’s immigration system. The fellowship is named for Joseph E. Atkinson, former publisher … Continue reading


First of a five-part series See related stories by Stoffman on pages B4 and B5 WHY CANADA MUST REASSESS ITS WIDE-OPEN IMMIGRATION POLICY Pounding at the gates Daniel Stoffman The world is on the move. By some estimates, as many … Continue reading

Canada’s Official Immigration Levels Plan 2020-2022

Overall Year 2019 2020 2021 2022 Overall Admissions 330,800 (310,000 – 350,000) 341,000 (320,000 – 370,000) 351,000 (330,000 – 380,000) 361,000 (340,000 – 390,000) Federal High Skilled 81,400 (76,000 – 86,000) 91,800 (88,500 – 100,000) 91,150 (89,300 – 100,000) 91,550 … Continue reading

Myths and Facts About Immigration in Canada… for Dummies

The Following is a Small Sample of Myths the Canadian Population is Fed on a Regular Basis. With no regard for the truth, Canada’s immigration ‘apologists’ abuse their positions as they poison the narrative. MYTH Canada benefits from trade generated … Continue reading

Canada’s CBC is a deadly and immoral, anti-Canadian broadcaster

Canada’s CBC is a deadly and immoral, anti-Canadian broadcaster. CBC = CANADA’S BROADCASTING CESSPOOL Once again this year, CBC Vancouver has held its annual FOODBANK DAY. This year, it collected over $2 million. Most of CBC’s other stations all across … Continue reading

When a Billion Chinese Jump-2

WHEN A BILLION CHINESE JUMP-2 For the past 25 years, Mainland Chinese immigrants have comprised one of the largest groups of immigrants Canada has taken. They have already created several colonies in Canada. Their large numbers have also affected the … Continue reading

Let’s have some sanity about the Kamloops Indian Residential School Story

Let’s have some sanity about the Kamloops Indian Residential School Story. Yes, it is tragic, but there is much more needed to fully understand what happened. Why? What is now happening is insane. The first thing to do is to … Continue reading

Canada has to revive Its Immigration Spirit of 1914

Canada has to revive Its Immigration Spirit of 1914 The letter below was written to the Surrey, B.C. newspaper called “Surrey Now”. The editor of “Surrey Now” was tricked into publishing an article claiming that Canada committed “a clear act … Continue reading


Below are some figures (mostly those announced by the Department of Immigration) on the number of immigrants Canada has already taken or will take in eight categories during 2020. The total is 250,350. This total is very conservative. As a … Continue reading

Canadian Family Class Immigration: The Parent and Grandparent Component Under Review

Abstract: Family Class immigration has long been a major element of Canada’s immigration policy. Within this program, a key aspect in recent decades has been the sponsorship of parents and grandparents. After being sponsored for entry by their sons … Continue reading

IWC News Bits Provided by ACT! For Canada: July 9, 2018

“Never surrender. Never submit. Never be silenced. Freedom and independence forever.” ~Robert Spencer ~ Topics Tommy Robinson | Canada | Facebook | Freedom of Speech | Immigration-Migration | Around the World | Other Articles | YouTube A uniquely British sense of justice To this date, Robinson has … Continue reading

IWC News Bits Provided by ACT! For Canada: June 30, 2018

“The world would not be in such a snarl, had Marx been Groucho instead of Karl.” ~ Irving Berlin ~ Topics Canada | Facebook, Twitter, Google | Tommy Robinson | Freedom of Speech | Antifa and the Left | Southern Poverty Law … Continue reading

IWC News Bits Provided by ACT! For Canada, May 22, 2018

Dear ACT! For Canada Members:  A few months ago, the task was set to translate some of the stunning episodes of an Israeli investigative journalism series on The Muslim Brotherhood in the Western World.  So far, part 1 of The … Continue reading

News Bits Archive (Prior to March 31, 2018)

What words will Justin Trudeau ban next? Families Minister Jean-Yves Duclos asked Service Canada staff to adopt “gender-neutral language or gender-inclusive language” when dealing with the public to avoid “portraying a perceived bias toward a particular sex or gender.” Workers … Continue reading

Canada – Permanent residents by top 10 source countries, 2008–2010

All Countries of Origin of Immigrants to Canada–2001-2010

Permanent residents Canada – Permanent residents by source country Number Source country 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 Philippines 12,928 11,011 11,987 13,303 17,525 17,718 19,067 23,727 27,277 36,578 India 27,901 28,838 24,594 25,573 33,142 30,746 … Continue reading

Canadian Immigration News January 2015 to Present

LINKS TO PAST CANADIAN IMMIGRATION NEWS ARTICLES Canadian Immigration News January 2012 to December 2014 Canadian Immigration News July 2011 – December 2011 Canadian Immigration News November 2010 to June 2011 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Edmonton’s first Filipino-owned health clinic set to open … Continue reading