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Immigration: Is big money paying off?

February 28, 2015 – 7:42 am | 2,587 views

Refugee immigrants are reporting higher incomes to the Canada Revenue Agency than investor-class immigrants, according to data compiled by Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC).
Furthermore, the rate of investor immigrants reporting any income whatsoever is far …

Afghan immigrant studying in Vancouver wins Loran scholarship

February 27, 2015 – 8:07 am | 2,555 views

When Somaya Amiri was a little girl, she’d watch each morning as her big brother hoisted a backpack over his shoulders and walked to school in Afghanistan’s Behsood District. She remembers desperately wanting to go …

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

October 5, 2012 – 7:04 am | 2,034 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 …