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Dafina Savic, executive director of Romanipe, and Michaëlle Jean, former governor general of Canada. Image: Karl Nerenberg/rabble.ca
Karl Nerenberg | In Canada, the spirit of resentment and the need for scapegoats that fuel the populist right might not seem strong right now. But make no mistake, they are here, not too far below the surface.
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Then citizenship and immigration minister Jason Kenney at a 2012 press conference. Photo: Daily Xtra/Flickr
Karl Nerenberg | Kenney often points to the record number of Canadian immigrants when he was immigration minister, but he was not above appealing to prejudices and hatreds when it suited his political purposes.
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A Roma boy in Toronto
Karl Nerenberg | The Liberals have made many salutary changes in Canadian refugee policy, but they continue the practice of identifying potential refugees abroad and blocking them.
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PMO Photo by Adam Scotti
Karl Nerenberg | Amnesty has suggested rescinding the status of safe third country for the U.S. The government should go further and scrap Harper's safe designated country of origin provision.
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Images: Flickr/GLOBAL 2000
Karl Nerenberg | CETA between Canada and the EU is on life support. Media wrongly call the resisting Belgian region tiny, while everybody has forgotten the Roma, whom Canada has massively deported.
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Kenney and Alexander answer questions about Temporary Foreign Workers Program ch
Karl Nerenberg | It is a horror that Immigration Minister Chris Alexander did nothing to help a desperate Syrian family, who had relatives in Canada. But that indifference is not new.
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Michael Butler | Today, April 8th, 2015, is International Romani Day which will be commemorated in many cities across Canada.
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Photo: flickr/Rafael Anderson Gonzales
Karl Nerenberg | A budget is coming; there is an extension of war in Iraq (and Syria); Harper's team agrees to at least some changes to C-51; and the IRB has been unfair to the Roma. All in a day's political work.
Columnists
Rick Salutin | What is this -- the Middle Ages? A Toronto church has given sanctuary to a Hungarian Roma family who came here as refugees. How did it come to this?
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J. Baglow | A Roma family faces deportation after fleeing Hungary to save their lives. Hungary is a "safe country," see. Just ask Jason Kenney.
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Karl Nerenberg | Today is International Holocaust Remembrance Day. Far from using the day to declare support for universal human rights, the Conservative press release reaffirms support for Israeli policies.
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rabble staff | When Karl Nerenberg isn’t writing great articles for rabble.ca he is also a filmmaker, and he just won a great award.