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'It's going to be tearful': Yazidi family to be reunited after...

A Winnipeg mother from northern Iraq will be reunited with her son this week, three years after the Yazidi family was separated in August...

Wall's exit highlights Western Canada's political upheaval

Once it was western alienation. Now it's western regeneration.Western Canada is in the midst of a significant changeover in its politics as Saskatchewan Premier Brad...

Why a visit from the Haitian government has Quebec immigration lawyers...

A visit by Haitian government representatives to Montreal as thousands of people from the country seek asylum here is raising alarm among Quebec immigration lawyers.Haiti's...

Montreal schools brace for influx of asylum seekers

Calinx Dieu Juste and his family crossed the border into Canada from the United States only four days ago, and they're already thinking about...

Ottawa gets an earful on proposed expansion of U.S. border pre-clearance...

The Prime Minister's Office received a flood of emails opposing the government's bill to implement new pre-clearance measures at Canadian airports and other departure...

The world might be tiring of Trudeau, but it could be...

Could the world be getting tired of our prime minister?A day after Rolling Stone published its cover story on the "north star," the World...

Immigration minister was warned in March about potential spike in border...

Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen was warned in March that the flow of migrants entering Canada illegally risked turning into a larger problem — months before...

Canada has capacity to process Quebec asylum seekers, Trudeau insists

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, long an outspoken champion of Canada's reputation for welcoming newcomers, added a bracing dose of reality Friday as he urged...

‘With Empty Hands But Deep Beliefs,’ Jamal Hosseini Lost His Life...

Seyed Jamal Hosseini during the very first days of HRAI’s activities in Van, Turkey. Image via HRANA, published with permission. Activism against repressive governments can...

Canada's immigration minister discourages 'irregular' border crossings by asylum seekers

Canadian Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen is discouraging asylum seekers trying to enter Canada from the U.S., urging them to apply in the country in which...

Why are thousands of Haitians streaming into Canada from the U.S.?

Heading to Canada is one of the only options seen by many of the 50,000 Haitians who've been living under temporary protection status in the...

Reflections of 2001, 2008 in recent wave of asylum seekers coming...

The reasons for a sudden surge in the number of people crossing into Quebec illegally from the U.S. may be something of a mystery,...

Adrienne Arsenault, Rosemary Barton, Andrew Chang, Ian Hanomansing to host The...

Four CBC journalists will share anchor duties as the network revamps The National to offer an expanded digital focus along with more insight and...

Syrian family's first Alberta harvest nearly ready to eat

A family who fled Syria as refugees has taken up farming near Calgary and their first harvest is almost ready. Now they just need...

Syrians Fleeing the War Seek Refuge in Brazil Where the Assad...

The Brazilian flag with the revolution's flag in the center. Mixed by an anonymous blogger for Global Voices. Syrians fleeing the country's civil war are...

A North Korean Refugee and Cartoonist Draws What Life Is Like...

On the left, one refugee asks, “Are you sure we can really eat as much as we want?” On the right, the other female...

Lebanese Government Bans All Protests Right Before a Syrian Refugee Solidarity...

A march in Lebanon, July 2016, against racism and curfews faced by Syrian refugees. Photo: Levant Chronicles on Facebook The Lebanese government banned all protests...

'She's growing up without a father': Turkish refugees in Canada share...

Hundreds of refugee families across Canada are marking a heart-breaking anniversary Saturday of the coup attempt in Turkey that some say has left their family members...

For Syrian Refugees Living in Jordan, Journalism Offers Hope and Opportunity...

Jbeily enjoys her evening as she discusses her journey from Syria to Jordan. Photo taken by the author. Her face glistens in the sharp white...

Federal government to downsize failing Canada.ca project

The federal government is substantially curtailing the multimillion-dollar Canada.ca project, acknowledging that its plan to merge 1,500 departmental and agency websites into a single website...

A Syrian Artist Reimagines the World's Powerful Leaders as Vulnerable Refugees

‘The Queue’ by Abdalla Al Omari. Photo from Al Omari's Facebook page. Used with permission. With the image of the “vulnerable” refugee dominating media coverage, Syrian painter Abdalla Al Omari wished to...

'It was the happiest moment': Asylum seekers who took risky Central...

Their journeys spanned 400 days, involved crossing 15 borders on three continents and cost them nearly $40,000. But earlier this month, as Canadians celebrated...

From Egypt to Canada: Reuniting a refugee family in Saint John

When Nehad Almouradi escaped Syria's civil war and fled to Egypt with half his family five years ago, he was asked at the embassy...

Violence in Arsal Is a Reminder of How Vulnerable Syrian Refugees...

Bekaa Valley, Lebanon. Photo credit: UNHCR/L. Abou Khaled. Attribution-NoDerivs 2.0 Generic (CC BY-ND 2.0) Syrians who fled the war at home for the Lebanese border...

Party's over Canada — time to buckle down and invest for...

At parties like those this past weekend, it's a great tradition for Canadians to celebrate the country's vast trove of natural resources. Oil, gas, potash, fish, forests...