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Iqra Khalid was born in Pakistan. At 12 years old, she and her parents moved to Canada through United Kingdom. Read Iqra Khalid Biography. – Bio.
All NDP and Liberal MPs supported the motion, which passed 201-91. Majority of Conservative voted against. Gagan Sikand and Barrie Alex Nuttall abstained.
Canadian government wants to boost exports by 30 percent over the next eight years, but experts and analysts say the goal is highly ambitious given a series of major challenges facing exporters.
PM Justin Trudeau’s Liberals came to power 2015 promising to spend big on infrastructure to stimulate Canada’s economy and address infrastructure deficit.
Trudeau, who took power in 2015, stressed the importance of gender equality and made a point of appointing a cabinet with same number of men and women.
I decided to devote my life to public service. I was driven by a passion to renew Canada’s promise as a land of opportunity. Read Jason Kenney Biography.
“Today we are sending a message to NDP. You will be facing a strong, united opposition.” Jason Kenney said after his victory in the Calgary.
Dozens of Mexicans deported during U.S President Donald Trump’s first days in office said they would soon try to head north again – but this time to Canada.
Michel Coulombe said after 30 years with Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS) it was time “to move on to the next stage of my life with my family.”
Several hundred asylum seekers, mainly from Africa but also the Middle East, have entered Canada. The refugees and migrant agencies blame the exodus on moves by U.S. President Donald Trump to clamp down on immigration.
Canada stepped up its campaign against a possible move by Washington to impose border tariffs, telling the new U.S. commerce chief that such a move would hurt both countries.
“It’s important for them (the Americans) to understand the impact of this flow on Canada,” said Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale.
“It is public knowledge there have been efforts, as U.S. intelligence forces have said, by Russia to destabilize U.S. political system,” Freeland said.
Canadian and U.S. officials are working on a plan to tackle asylum seekers crossing into Canada illegally, with American officials keen to discover how they entered the United States in the first place, said a source familiar with the matter.
Hundreds of people, mainly from Africa but also the Middle East, are fleeing U.S. President Donald Trump’s crackdown on illegal immigrants, migrant and refugee agencies say.
Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau defends plans to give more powers to US border agents stationed in Canada, saying travelers to be protected by domestic laws.
Opposition Conservatives want Trudeau’s center-left Liberal government to stem the flow of asylum seekers from the United States because of security fears and a lack of resources to deal with them.
CBSA said the number of people making refugee claims at Quebec-U.S. border crossings more than doubled from 2015 to 2016.