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“Syrian refugee crisis: Christy Clark pledges $1M to help refugees” (CBC News)

CBC News: B.C. Premier Christy Clark has announced $1-million in funding to help Syrian refugees settling in the province, including a 1-800 number to help navigate bureaucracy, saying the province wants more immigrants. “We all…

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“Stephen Harper facing countrywide pressure to take immediate action to admit more Syrian refugees” (The National Post)

Sarah Boesveld (The National Post): Prime Minister Stephen Harper faces a rising tide of political pressure to admit more Syrian refugees into the country immediately, with even a prominent critic of the massive 1979 airlift…


“Canadian citizenship harder to obtain under Harper government, immigration critic says” (Metro Vancouver)

Neal Hall (Metro Vancouver): Canadian citizenship is harder to obtain and easier to lose under immigration laws introduced over the last nine years by the government of Prime Minister Stephen Harper, says a new report. “There…



“Don’t fall for Harper’s anti-terrorism gimmick, Mulcair tells reporters at Vancouver rally” (The Vancouver Observer)

The Canadian Press: The prime minister’s latest promise to make it a crime for Canadians to travel to specific countries or regions where they could fight alongside terrorist organizations is just a campaign gimmick, New Democrat…


“Canada election 2015: Trudeau, Mulcair take aim at Harper” (CBC News)

Editor’s note: Members of the opposition are usually best advised to target the government, instead of one another, but things don’t always work out that way. CBC News: Speaking to supporters in Vancouver, Mulcair touted…