Columnists
Murray Dobbin | The refugee crisis is shining an extremely unwelcome light on one of the dirty little secrets of the Conservatives' old Reform Party political base.
Columnists
Monia Mazigh | To all the voices opposing the arrival of refugees, labelling them terrorist threats or job-stealers -- think twice about what you are saying. Remember what happened in the history of humanity.
Blog
Photo: Takver/flickr
J. Baglow | Images can drive a narrative. But how will the story end?
Blog
Photo: Tania Liu/flickr
Sarah Zell, Diwa Marcelino | The Harper government's new four-and-four rule does little to address inherent problems with the TFWP and may in fact exacerbate the vulnerabilities of an already vulnerable workforce.
Columnists
Matthew Behrens | For refugees worldwide, the same demeaning sign is hung at the entrance of far too many countries, including Canada: you are not wanted, you are not admissible, you are undesirable, you are dangerous.
Columnists
Rick Salutin | After Wednesday's events in Ottawa, Rick Salutin comments on the "unprecedented chaos, lost our virginity/innocence, never gonna be the same, demise of Canada as a Peaceable Kingdom" narrative.
Columnists
Matthew Behrens | In a sign that the government has gone overboard with its anti-migrant policies, even the Federal Court of Canada has been left with no choice but to try and rein in some of the more odious decisions.
Columnists
Amy Goodman | The U.S. is experiencing a failure of economic globalization and foreign policy, amplified by failed, stagnant immigration policies. The latest victims are children seeking safety across its borders.
Blog
Photo: Daily Xtra/flickr
Kendra Strauss | Jason Kenney's changes do not address any of the problems with the TFWP. He might claim to be putting Canadian workers first, but he is hardly playing fair with Canadian immigration policy.
Columnists
Rick Salutin | Policies like TFW aren't confined to specific places like Canada or particular moments. They're part of extended historical conflicts over power between forces like capital and labour.
Blog
Photo: BenRogersWPG/flickr
Zoё St-Aubin, Jill Bucklaschuk | A realignment of thinking is needed to acknowledge temporary foreign workers of all skill levels as potential permanent members of communities that contribute to the labour force.
News
Photo: End Immigration Detention
Tings Chak, Mac Scott | On December 14, people will fast for 24 hours to protest the indefinite detention of migrants being held in a maximum-security prison in Lindsay, Ontario.