Canadians urged to boycott Chiquita brands

OTTAWA, Dec. 20 (UPI) -- Some Canadian federal ministers want a national boycott of Chiquita Brands International products over its decision to boycott fuel from Alberta oil sands.

Canadian citizenship oath: No face veils

OTTAWA, Dec. 12 (UPI) -- The Canadian government Monday banned all face coverings for immigrants reciting the country's oath of citizenship, the immigration minister said.

Canada tightens immigration regulations

OTTAWA, Nov. 24 (UPI) -- Canada's immigration regulations have been tightened to prevent anyone convicted of a violent crime from sponsoring a relative into the country.
Canada nabs another most-wanted

Canada nabs another most-wanted

TORONTO, Sept. 1 (UPI) -- Toronto police said they were holding a man on the federal immigration department's most-wanted list Thursday with plans to deport him a second time.
Canadian minister slams Amnesty International

Canadian minister slams Amnesty International

OTTAWA, Aug. 10 (UPI) -- Canada's immigration minister is accusing the Amnesty International rights group of slander for its criticism of the deportation of suspected war criminals.

Fourth war crimes suspect arrested in Canada

OTTAWA, July 27 (UPI) -- A man from Peru living in Canada illegally is the fourth suspected war criminal to be arrested in the Toronto area recently, officials said Wednesday.
Canada to strip 1,800 of citizenship

Canada to strip 1,800 of citizenship

OTTAWA, July 20 (UPI) -- Some 1,800 people who got Canadian citizenship fraudulently will be tracked down and deported in an unprecedented sweep, the immigration minister said.

Canada admits record number of immigrants

TORONTO, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- Canada gave a record number of immigrants permission to enter the country in 2010 and it could make changes to give more a chance to immigrate, officials say.
Facial covering bill irks critics

Facial covering bill irks critics

OTTAWA, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- A Canadian bill that would require people to show their faces before voting could result in anti-Muslim emotions, its critics say.

Bombing victims' kin split on compensation

TORONTO, Oct. 25 (UPI) -- Relatives of victims of the 1985 Air India bombing say they are divided on Canada's efforts to resolve the case.

Canada plans human smuggling crackdown

DELTA, British Columbia, Oct. 21 (UPI) -- Two Canadian officials used an immigrant smuggling ship as a backdrop to announce proposed legislation Thursday to crack down on human trafficking.

Canada drops terror tag for British ex-MP

TORONTO, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- A former British member of Parliament once refused entry into Canada because of alleged terrorist ties gave a speech at a Toronto church Sunday.

Canada targets immigration scams

OTTAWA, June 8 (UPI) -- Canada is considering laws to crack down on crooked "immigration consultants" who defraud unsuspecting immigrants of thousands of dollars, officials say.

Canada mulls taking in more refugees

OTTAWA, March 29 (UPI) -- The Canadian government proposes taking in 2,500 more refugees per year as part of legislative reform, the immigration minister said in Ottawa Monday.

Major citizenship fraud inquiry in Canada

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, Feb. 1 (UPI) -- Canadian officials are investigating more than 300 people who claimed to have shared a home in Mississauga, Ontario, The (Toronto) Globe and Mail said Monday.
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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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