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May 05, 2017

As of May 1, 2017, eligible citizens of Romania, Bulgaria, and Brazil are no longer required to obtain a...

May 03, 2017

The fruits of an annual effort to make and ship quilts and clothing items to poverty-stricken countries are on display through May 14 at Mount Olive Lutheran Church in South...

May 01, 2017

When they reach Canadian soil, gay refugees fleeing repressive, homophobic regimes face a maddening challenge. Fearing being beaten, jailed, tortured or killed in their home...

April 30, 2017

Throughout the 1970s and 1980s, Canada admitted tens of thousands of Vietnamese refugees, many with the support of families, churches and community groups across the country....

April 29, 2017

The Fresh Voices Awards recognize the inspiration and leadership of immigrant and...

April 24, 2017

The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) praised Canada today for providing solutions to the plight of a record 46,700 refugees through their...

April 21, 2017

Syrian refugees who have recently settled in Canada have another hurdle in addition to learning a new language, finding a place to live and getting a job.

They need to...

April 17, 2017

To mark Canada’s 150th birthday, we are counting down to Canada Day with profiles of 150 noteworthy British Columbians.

The first woman to serve as publisher of...

April 16, 2017

The number of people seeking asylum in Canada from Mexico continues to rise.

New figures from the Immigration and Refugee Board show that March recorded the highest...