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All smiles for the cameras as Prime Minister Trudeau travelled to Toronto to meet the newly installed Ontario Premier Doug Ford

Political head butting: Prime Minister and Ontario Premier meet

“Superheated” meeting It was the first meeting between Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, and the new Premier of Canada’s most populous province. By some accounts, it was not a smooth meeting. Newly installed Ontario Premier Doug Ford had already snubbed» 

Immigration & Refugees, International, Politics

American pamphlets discovered encouraging illegal entry to Canada

It was discovered just this past weekend that a pamphlet is being distributed at American hotels and bus terminals near the Canadian border giving advice for migrants to cross illegally into Canada. Politically this is called “irregular” crossing into Canada.» 

Immigration & Refugees, International

Nigeria to help reduce illegal border crossings into Canada

Nigeria has agreed to takes steps to reduce the number of asylum seekers coming into Canada and to issue travel documents to those of its citizens whose applications have been rejected and Canada seeks to remove. Canadian Immigration Minister Ahmed» 

Immigration & Refugees, International, Politics

Canada seeking to change “safe third country” deal, stiffen the border

Canada’ security minister told reporters today the government is seeking to modify the Safe Third Country Agreement (STCA) with the U.S. Canada has recently seen a massive influx of migrants crossing illegally into Canada from the U.S. through a largely» 

Environment, Society

Banned pesticides found in flowers sold in Ottawa

An environmental group has complained to the Ontario government that it has found banned pesticides on flowers sold to gardeners in Ottawa. The pesticides include residues of neonicotinoids which are harmful to bees and human health. The non-profit group, Friends» 

Economy, Immigration & Refugees, Politics, Society

Canadians clearly divided on accepting American DACA asylum seekers

A new poll shows Canadians are divided on whether the country should accept people currently living in the U.S under temporary protected status and who may be forced to leave. There are two U.S programmes involved both of which are» 

Economy, Immigration & Refugees, International

New wave of illegal migrant crossings into Canada

This past Easter weekend is perhaps the harbinger of a new crisis to come this summer in illegal entry into Canada. Border officials say they now fear a mass migration of Salvadorans from the U.S. later this year. During the» 

Quebec sends hefty bill to federal government for migrant asylum seekers

This week the province of Quebec sent a bill to Ottawa of some $146 million. This is the amount it says it has had to pay so far to accommodate thousands of migrants who crossed illegally into Canada at a» 

Health

More sex enhancement products seized

Neighbourhood convenience stores are not the usual place to find male sexual performance products.  In fact, it’s illegal. A chain of convenience store in Ontario has been raided by officials from Health Canada and more than 16 products have been» 

Health

Police seize record amount of deadly drugs

Police in the western city of Edmonton Alberta made a shocking discovery. Firefighters responding to a fire call in a small house in the city found a suspicious powder in an empty basement unit and called police. Police found over»