New Canadian act targets ‘Ghost’ immigration agents

(IANS) ‘Ghost’ immigration consultants in India, who dupe people desperate to migrate to Canada, will be put out of business with the passing of new legislation by the Canadian parliament. Canadian Immigration Minister Jason Kenney said the legislation to crack down on crooked immigration consultants has received final approval Tuesday in the House of Commons. […]

Durban refusal a good call

Jason Kenney, Minister of Immigration in the Conservative party cabinet, has announced that Canada will not participate in Durban III, an international conference supposedly convened to publicize and criticize human rights violations around the globe. In fact, the past two conferences have been convened almost entirely to demonize the state of Israel. Canada was the […]

Victims Duped by Immigration Fraudster

The law firm of Abrams & Krochak, Canadian Immigration Lawyers, is licensed by the Law Society of Upper Canada (province of Ontario) to provide legal services for persons wishing to immigrate to Canada. Please be aware that there are some immigration consultants that claim to be a legitimate provider of such legal services, but who […]

Dollar continues to hover near par

The Canadian dollar continued to straddle parity with the U.S. currency Wednesday. Shortly after 10 am E.T., the loonie was trading at 99.97 cents U.S., up .09 of a cent from Tuesday’s close. It rose as high as 100.03 cents US earlier Wednesday, a day after it moved above parity with the greenback for the […]

Visible minority population on the rise

A new report from Statistics Canada indicates that Canada’s visible minority population will soon be the majority in some cities. The report shows that in 20 years, about 30% of Canadians will be visible minorities and in Toronto and Vancouver, about two thirds of the population will be non-white. StatsCan says Calgary’s visible minority population […]

Downtown to become a fortress for G20 summit

In four months, Steve Bovair’s downtown neighbourhood will be transformed from cosmopolitan high life to a barricaded no-man’s land. On a normal day, the network engineer can look outside his 17th-floor window to find a typical urban scene. Cars drift through his intersection at Lower Simcoe St. and Bremner Blvd. Customers dash into take-out restaurants […]