Conservatives: Justin Trudeau should repay speaker's fee

OTTAWA, June 15 (UPI) -- Conservatives say Justin Trudeau, leader of the Liberal Party of Canada, should repay money he was paid by a charity for an unsuccessful speaking engagement.

Deportation of terrorist from Canada announced

OTTAWA, May 13 (UPI) -- A convicted terrorist was deported from Canada, 26 years after he arrived, a government minister in Ottawa announced Monday.

Offshore Angola could be next oil bonanza

LONDON, April 30 (UPI) -- Offshore Angola may be the next focal point for explorers as it may have reserves similar to Brazil's, an analyst said.

Canada adds 8 countries to safe-place list

OTTAWA, Feb. 15 (UPI) -- Canadian officials added eight countries to a list of safe places, making it harder for refugees from those nations to get asylum in Canada, officials said.

Canada to play matchmaker for immigrants

OTTAWA, Jan. 2 (UPI) -- Canada's immigration minister introduced a new online matchmaking program that will connect potential immigrants with employers, to be in place by 2014.

Human smuggling ring busted in Canada

STANSTEAD, Quebec, Dec. 5 (UPI) -- Authorities in Canada said Wednesday they had broken up a human smuggling operation, taking 30 people into custody.

Canada expands immigrant preference

OTTAWA, Oct. 31 (UPI) -- Canada is widening it preferential immigration policy for would-be immigrants with Canadian experience in 2013, the federal immigration minister said Wednesday.

Canada frets over foreign takeover bids

OTTAWA, Sept. 26 (UPI) -- Canada fears foreign ownership of its key corporations and resource entities, officials said in private and public comments mirrored in the media.

Canada revokes status of 3,000 immigrants

OTTAWA, Sept. 10 (UPI) -- Canada is revoking the citizenship or residency status of more than 3,000 people following a fraud investigation, the immigration minister said Monday.

Canadian minister douses gun criminals ban

OTTAWA, July 20 (UPI) -- Canada's immigration minister said Friday Mayor Rob Ford's idea of banning those convicted of gun crimes from living in Toronto is not legally workable.

Reports: Canada to allow Conrad Black back

OTTAWA, May 1 (UPI) -- Canada will let former press magnate Conrad Black back in the country when he is freed from a U.S. prison, the National Post and QMI Agency reported Tuesday.
Canada mulls huge immigration backlog

Canada mulls huge immigration backlog

OTTAWA, March 8 (UPI) -- Canada's backlog of 300,000 immigration applications could be completely discarded as part of an overhaul, the federal immigration minister said.

Canada easing Afghan helpers' immigration

OTTAWA, Feb. 7 (UPI) -- The Canadian government is cutting red tape to keep immigration promises made to interpreters and aides in Afghanistan, the Toronto Star reported Tuesday.

Canadian minister honored by Muslims

TORONTO, Jan. 23 (UPI) -- The Canadian immigration minister who banned the face-covering burqa in citizenship courts was honored by a Muslim group Sunday.

Canada adds to 'most wanted' list

MONTREAL, Jan. 11 (UPI) -- Thirty new names were added to Canada's list of those most wanted for deportation Wednesday, two federal ministers announced in Montreal and Toronto.
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Jason Kenney

Jason T. Kenney, PC, MP (born May 30, 1968) is Canada's current Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism. He has represented the riding of Calgary Southeast in the Canadian House of Commons since 1997.

Initially elected as a candidate of the Reform Party of Canada, Kenney was re-elected as a Canadian Alliance candidate in 2000, and has since been re-elected twice as the candidate of the Conservative Party of Canada.

Following the Conservative victory in the 2006 general election, Kenney was appointed Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister of Canada. On January 4, 2007, he was sworn in as the Secretary of State for Multiculturalism and Canadian Identity, and as a Privy Councillor. Kenney has held the post of Minister for Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism since October 30, 2008.

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