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UBC opens boot camp for aspiring politicians

May 6, 2013 – 10:38 am | 3,337 views

Over the last four years Samara has conducted 79 Exit Interviews with former Members of Parliament to learn what is working, and what isn’t, in the House of Commons.
One thing former MPs brought up regularly …

Ethnic Vote Counts! Using taxpayers resources for political gains – Not So Much!

March 1, 2013 – 10:37 am | 2,248 views

Can you use taxpayers resources to gain ethnic votes? Apparently, our ruling provincial government believes that is is OK. When Clark’s 17-page ethnic outreach plan which assumes involving the premier’s office, the multiculturalism ministry, the …

Ethnic outreach, really?

February 6, 2013 – 12:29 pm | 714 views

Three days ago, MACLEANS published a 4,200-word article titled “The inside story of Jason Kenney’s campaign to win over ethnic votes. The secret to the success of Canada’s immigration minister”. Besides a VERY long content …

CIC launched new website to promote innovative approaches in foreign credential evaluation in Canada

February 1, 2013 – 5:45 pm | 2,811 views

Citizenship and Immigration Canada has launched a website promoting innovations in the assessment and recognition of foreign worker qualifications.
The International Qualification Network (IQN) website serves as a virtual space for employers, regulatory bodies, governments and …

Mass Email to Canadian GLBT Community from Jason Kenney, Citizenship and Immigration Minister

October 5, 2012 – 7:04 am | 2,042 views

Citizenship and Immigration Minister Jason Kenney is on the defensive, telling Xtra he is surprised by the angry reaction to the email he sent out Sept 24 touting the government’s plan to protect the rights …