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Too soon to tell if Hong Kong protests will spark new wave of immigration to Vancouver, observers say
Although a massive group gathers to protest against the government in Hong Kong, don’t expect citizens to flee just yet, observers say.
Oct 1st, 2014
45,000 Chinese millionaires left hanging as Canada ends wealth-based immigration scheme
Ottawa poised to close a visa programme that has flooded Vancouver with money.
Feb 11th, 2014
Reverse migration: why are Hong Kong's immigrants leaving Canada?
In the affordability argument, the devil is in the details.
May 27th, 2013
B.C. racist hate groups 'destabilized' by Anonymous: human rights activist
Racist groups in B.C. are part of an international network exposed by anti-Nazi document leaks, with links to violent attacks in Vancouver.
David P. Ball
Feb 2nd, 2012
Was Canada’s refugee system a success or failure in the case of Lai Changxing?
The recent deportation of one of China’s “most wanted” criminals from Canada raises important questions about Canada’s refugee system. Lai Changxing (aka Lai Cheong Sing) came to Canada in...
Aug 3rd, 2011