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Honest immigration officer returns $10K to Canada-bound Filipino

Overcoming the temptation to use the money for his cancer-stricken mother’s hospital bills, an airport immigration officer returned the $10,000 left on his desk by a Canada-bound Filipino passenger. Immigration officer Amando Amisola admitted in a radio interview Monday he was tempted to keep the <span>money</span> but eventually decided he had to do the right thing. “Honestly […]

Refugee wannabe wants more time.

Randy Quaid needs more time to review bulging Canadian government files on him that are already eight-centimetres thick, an immigration hearing was told Tuesday. Quaid’s Vancouver lawyer, Catherine Sas, said the number of pages is growing so rapidly she can’t keep up. “The government’s disclosure has been voluminous,” said Sas. The government, which wants to […]

Illegal Migrant Ship Heading for British Columbia, Canada

Canadian Immigration Officials are monitoring a ship that may be headed to British Columbia. According to a Sri Lanka newspaper the ship is carrying Tamil migrants. According to the newspaper, the Colombo Observer, the ship is carrying 200 migrants, some of them Tamil Tigers. The Colombo Observer reported that the ship was last spotted in […]

Canada Immigration extends Canada – Ontario Immigration Agreement

Recently, Canada Immigration Minister Jason Kenney and Dr Eric Hoskins the Ontario Minister of Citizenship and Immigration signed an extension to the Canada-Ontario Immigration Agreement (COIA). “In extending the Canada-Ontario Immigration Agreement, we signal our commitment to continue to collaborate to attract, retain and integrate immigrants into communities in Ontario while exploring new ways to […]

Irish job-seekers hope for greener pastures in Canada

Like the many Irish migrants who arrived years before, Seamus Blake left his tiny coastal village in Ireland five weeks ago in search of greener pastures in Toronto. No potato famine or decades-long political conflict drove him here. Instead, a steady influx of young Irishmen and women like Blake, 24, is arriving here in desperate […]

Trinity Bellwoods no longer official G20 protest site

Summit officials have abandoned Trinity Bellwoods Park as the G20’s official demonstration area, but at least one group still plans to rally there in June. In an about-face Thursday, the G20’s Integrated Security Unit announced it will be moving the protest zone, explaining the change as a response to complaints from area residents and consultations […]