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Immigration Policy and the Election in Canada

Canada is well into our federal election campaign, which came about after the opposition parties united to adopt a motion of “non-confidence” against the minority Conservative Party government of Prime Minister Stephen Harper.  Voting takes place on the 2nd of May 2011. Canada follows the British model of parliamentary democracy.  Thus we do not get […]

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Canada’s proposed 2011 Census reform: Are concerns of opposition parties and the media legitimate?

Background to the 2011 Census of Canada reform Political controversy is brewing in Canada following an announcement by the federal government earlier this summer to make changes to the national census next time around in 2011. The government would continue to send a short, mandatory census form to every household. However, under the proposed changes, […]

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