refugees

Canada’s past can show us how not to handle crises that happen today If all goes according to the Liberal government’s plan, 10,000 Syrian refugees will be admitted into our country before the year is out.  Unfortunately, many people are adamantly against the idea of letting refugees into the country, citing security concerns. A quick …

For the last five years Budlakoti has been fighting to regain his Canadian citizenship, something that the government stripped away from him in 2010. To make matters worse, he is also at risk of being deported to India, despite the fact that he’s never been to India and their government doesn’t recognize him as a citizen either.

World looks on as humanitarian crisis unfolds Photo by CC Defense-Visual-Information-Centre Syrian refugees have been seeking asylum in other countries since protests against the Assad government developed into a civil war in 2011. Thousands of refugees have tried to escape the conflict by making perilous journeys by boat, car, and foot. While the issue has …

Protecting refugee rights in Canada and how students can get involved  Photo by Julia Riddle According to Alex Neve, students have both the power and the responsibility to take action in protecting refugees. “People who have been displaced, people who are fleeing, people who are seeking a better life are far too often not considered …

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