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TORONTO - Changes to Canada’s Live-in Caregiver’s Program (LCP) promised to improve the immigration path have actually made things worse, says Kristina Torres.

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OTTAWA - Canada’s Zero Tolerance for Barbaric Cultural Practices Act has found support among Catholic pro-family groups. 

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November 13, 2014

Pick better battles

Four months after its health care policy for refugee claimants was ruled unconstitutional, Ottawa has grudgingly relented to a judge’s order and returned many — but not all — benefits to the needy people it had previously abandoned. We say grudgingly because the immigration minister remains determined to continue a court battle in defence of a policy that a federal court has already — and quite rightly — denounced as “cruel and unusual.” 

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TORONTO - Months of closed-door conversations, community consultations and a lack of follow-up communication leaves Faye Arellano skeptical about the federal government’s intentions to clear up the Live-in Caregivers Program’s backlog.

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TORONTO - A Toronto organization is petitioning Ottawa to establish a federal caregiver program that includes instant permanent residency for foreign caregivers. 

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