refugee

A young Iranian helps Syrian refugees adjust to Canada

A young Iranian, himself, new to Canada reaches out to help Syrian refugees settle here. But with the war in Syria, tensions between Iranians and Syrians are rising. How will he succeed?
Human trafficking, refugee, Canadian immigration and citizenship, Tamil

Death worth risk for refugees, says man who boarded Thai ship for Canada

VANCOUVER — A young Sri Lankan man crammed into the cargo hold of a ship with nearly 500 others had only one thing on his mind — getting to the promised land called Canada. Nearly five years after...

Canada's growing culture of refugee exclusion

Almost 25,000 refugees fight exclusion claims yearly, according to a report by two law professors from UBC. Here's a look at the people behind the numbers.

Seeking refuge: challenges and changes in the Canadian refugee system

While Canada's record of helping refugees is well established, our current system continues to be challenging and complicated, and Bill C-31 threatens to make the process even more difficult.

Mexican journalist finds support from activists to fight deportation

Mexican journalist Karla Berenice García Ramírez blew the whistle on government corruption in Mexico, moving to Surrey after death threats. Now the writer and broadcaster faces imminent deportation.

UNsuccessful: Canada rejected from the big world dance

What the world’s astonishing rebuke of Canada’s candidacy for a seat on the UN Security Council says about Harper’s foreign policy.