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Green Party leader Elizabeth May and former NDP leader Alexa McDonough
| June 30, 2015
Halifax member of Parliament, Megan Leslie
| June 26, 2015

Here are the new requirements for Canadian citizenship

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The new requirements for Canadian Citizenship have been in force since June 11, 2015.

One of the most important changes is the requirement that an individual must now be physically in Canada for four years over a six-year period. The old rule was physical presence in Canada for three years out of a four-year period.

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Jack Mintz
| June 19, 2015
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The myth of abundance

June 18, 2015
| Canadian governments act as if fresh water will never run out. Maude Barlow calls this belief the myth of abundance. She details the threats facing our water supply in her new report, "Blue Betrayal."
Length: 13:30 minutes (12.37 MB)
Stephen Harper, Nuclear Security Summit, March 2014
| June 15, 2015
| June 10, 2015
| June 4, 2015

The Harper government v. refugees, 2006-2015

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It has been nearly a decade since the Conservative party came to power. Since then, the government has embarked on controversial reforms that have had devastating effects on refugees, as well as damaged Canada's reputation as a refugee-welcoming country. The following are the most significant changes that have been enacted:

2009-2013: Funding cuts to the United Nations Relief and Work Agency for Palestinian Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA)

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