26 Apr 2018Freeland to address OIC meeting in Bangladesh on Rohingya crisisForeign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland will travel to Bangladesh next week to address the 45th Session of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Council of Foreign Ministers on the unfolding Rohingya crisis in Myanmar and Bangladesh, Global Affairs Canada officials…»
17 Apr 2018Immigration policy change to admit disabled applicantsA 40-year-old immigration rules that barred applicants with disabilities will soon change, says Canada’s minister responsible, Ahmed Hussen. The policy was designed to protect the publicly-funded health care system and social services from taking responsibility for newcomers with significant needs.…»
17 Apr 2018Judge rules man not a terrorist, police insist he’s a threatIn 2017, a British Columbia resident, Othman Ayed Hamdan, was acquitted by a judge on charges of terrorism. However, the police still insist he’s a threat radicalized by Daesh (ISIS) and who was advocating for “lone wolf” style attacks in…»
13 Apr 2018The LINK On-line, April 13-14-15, 2018Your hosts this week are Lynn Desjardins, Levon Sevunts, Marie-Claude Simard and Carmel Kilkenny. (Video of show at bottom of page) Humboltd, Saskatchewan has been in the national spotlight for the last week, following the tragic accident there. A transport…»
In April 2012 the Canadian government made restrictive changes to the Interim Federal Health program, which covers refuges in Canada. It...