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Government backs down on IFHP cuts, but for one refugee group only

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TORONTO-Canadian Doctors for Refugee Care is grateful that the Government has backed down on cuts to health coverage for one refugee group: Government Assisted Refugees. Doctors expect the same coverage for all other refugee groups.

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Three days before the shameful cuts to health care for refugees

| June 28, 2012
I Read The News Today, Oh Boy!

Fast and spurious: Obama and executive privilege

June 25, 2012
| Obama flexes some power around an investigation and around immigration but what does all this mean for what is left of American democracy?
Length: 37:06
Karl Nerenberg

Bill C-31: Senate can still stop Canada from giving succor to racist extremists

| June 20, 2012

World Refugee Day 2012: Time to stand together against 'fortress mentality'

This image has been used on posters for this year's World Refugee Day. (Photo: UNHCR)

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Every 60 seconds, eight people in this world become forcibly displaced from their homes to escape conflict, persecution or natural disaster. Right now, there are about 43 million people in this predicament worldwide.

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Justice Not Fear: March with Mahjoub

Tuesday, June 26, 2012 - 11:23pm

Location

CSIS Offices
277 Front Street West
Toronto, ON
Canada
43° 38' 38.0436" N, 79° 23' 17.9268" W

Karl Nerenberg

Hill Dispatches: What a week! (and not just because of the C-38 all-nighter)

| June 15, 2012
Karl Nerenberg

Bill C-31: Empowering Jason Kenney, endangering refugees

| June 12, 2012

Passage of Bill C-31: A threat to refugees and 'a black eye' for Canada

A Vancouver protest earlier this year against Bill C-31. (Photo: Brent_Granby / flickr)

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On Monday evening in Ottawa, Bill C-31 passed third reading in the House of Commons by a vote of 159 to 132. 

As a refugee advocate, I was saddened to find out that Bill C-31 had passed the final hurdle in the House of Commons. This most oppressive bill will tarnish the prestige and reputation of Canada at the international level.

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