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Blog
Aug 11, 2015
Photo: flickr/ Quinn Dombrowski

It's not JUST the economy, stupid!

Karl Nerenberg
If a narrow obsession with the "economy" diverts campaigns' focus away from Harper's record on files such as refugee health and the suppression of science that will be both tragedy and travesty.
Columnists
Dec 22, 2014

No room at Canada's inn

For refugees worldwide, the same demeaning sign is hung at the entrance of far too many countries, including Canada: you are not wanted, you are not admissible, you are undesirable, you are dangerous.
Blog
Dec 2, 2014
Image: Flickr/SyriaFreedom

The truth about Syrian refugees in Canada

Karl Nerenberg
Germany has taken in 30,000 Syrians and Sweden 25,000. Canada has taken in barely more than 1,000. Many have come on their own. They are not part of the 1,300 the government said it would resettle.
News
Oct 28, 2014
Photo: flickr/2010 Legal Observers

No safe haven: Canada's 'managed migration'

Harsha Walia
Canada is often cast as a liberal counterpoint to aggressive U.S. immigration enforcement tactics. But, the U.S. has actually pointed to Canada as the model to implement for U.S. migration policy.
Blog
Sep 23, 2014
Photo: flickr/Stephen Harper

The Conservative war on refugees continues

Karl Nerenberg
A Conservative private member's bill, C-585, would deny social assistance to a great many in the refugee process. It is a new piece of a needlessly cruel and nasty Harper government refugee policy.
Blog
Sep 15, 2014

Stopping Harper's long-awaited Iraq War

Jesse McLaren
Harper wants to bury the memory of Iraq and war resisters, ignore the needs of refugees and find an outlet for tar sands and military spending. But there are alternatives.
Blog
Jun 21, 2014

Cuts to refugee health care endanger patients' lives

John Bonnar
On Monday, health care professionals in 17 cities across the country held their third National Day of Action to oppose the cuts to refugee health care imposed by the Conservatives two years ago.

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