Category: Refugees

Conservative MP invokes Marrisa Shen’s murder in call for immigration screening review

Conservative MP invokes Marrisa Shen’s murder in call for immigration screening review Michelle Rempel made the announcement in Burnaby South with her party’s byelection candidate Kelvin Gawley / Burnaby Now JANUARY 20, 2019 11:55 AM MP Michelle Rempel speaks at a press conference in Burnaby South alongside Burnaby South Conservative candidate Jay Shin (left) and MP […]

EDITORIAL: Immigration concerns about the process, not people

EDITORIAL: Immigration concerns about the process, not people https://torontosun.com/opinion/editorials/editorial-immigration-concerns-about-the-process-not-people Postmedia  News More from Postmedia News Published:January 7, 2019 Updated:January 7, 2019 9:02 PM EST A sign warning asylum seekers is seen at the Canada-U.S. border at Roxham Rd. Wednesday May 9, 2018 in Champlain, N.Y.Ryan Remiorz / THE CANADIAN PRESS Canadians have largely been supportive of immigration for many […]

‘A very brave new Canadian’: Woman who fled Saudi Arabia arrives in Toronto

‘A very brave new Canadian’: Woman who fled Saudi Arabia arrives in Toronto By Rahul Kalvapalle National Online Journalist  Global News VIDEO WILL BEGIN AFTER THESE MESSAGES…X https://globalnews.ca/news/4841580/rahaf-al-qunun-canada-saudi/ WATCH: Saudi teen fleeing abusive family arrives in Canada, welcomed by Chrystia Freeland – A A + Listen A young Saudi woman who fled her allegedly abusive family, drawing renewed attention to the plight […]

Canada shouldn’t use teenage Saudi refugee as a ‘political football’: ex-ambassador

Canada shouldn’t use teenage Saudi refugee as a ‘political football’: ex-ambassador https://globalnews.ca/news/4841580/rahaf-al-qunun-canada-saudi/ By Rahul Kalvapalle National Online Journalist  Global News WATCH: Saudi teen fleeing abusive family arrives in Canada, welcomed by Chrystia Freeland – A A + Listen Canada did the right thing by granting asylum to Saudi woman Rahaf Mohammed Al-Qunun but should take steps to ensure that the case doesn’t cause irreversible […]

Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun ‘very, very happy to be in her new home’ after landing in Toronto

Saudi teen who fled family ‘very, very happy to be in her new home’ after landing in Toronto https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/saudi-runaway-woman-1.4976076 Facebook Twitter Reddit LinkedIn Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun is fleeing what she says is an abusive family The Canadian Press · Posted: Jan 12, 2019 8:35 AM ET | Last Updated: 2 hours ago Saudi teen granted asylum lands […]

Saudi teen feared for life while waiting on Australia refugee ruling

Saudi teen feared for life while waiting on Australia refugee ruling https://www.sbs.com.au/news/saudi-teen-feared-for-life-while-waiting-on-australia-refugee-ruling S is on her way to Canada. AAP 00:12 / 01:14 The 18-year-old Saudi woman who fled her family saying she feared for her life has been granted asylum in Canada. UpdatedUpdated 1 hour ago By Tyron Butson, Hannah Sinclair Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Questions […]

Yukon Cares ups efforts to bring more to territory

Yukon Cares ups efforts to bring more Syrian refugees to territory https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/north/yukon-cares-refugees-syria-1.4488107 Facebook Twitter Reddit LinkedIn Departure of three refugee families from Yukon has not dampened enthusiasm to bring more Dave Croft · CBC News · Posted: Jan 15, 2018 5:47 PM CT | Last Updated: January 15, 2018 People gather to take basic food stuffs and other aid […]