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Ottawa — Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney announced the signing of an agreement to help attract new immigrants to the Northwest Territories. (Full Story)
VANCOUVER – Prime Minister Stephen Harper met yesterday with representatives of Canada’s Persian community to hear their perspectives on the situation currently unfolding in Iran. (Full Story)
The Iranian Resistance’s President-elect, Mrs. Maryam Rajavi, described the violent attack by Iraqi forces against the defenseless and unarmed residents of Ashraf, who are protected persons under the Fourth Geneva Convention, a crime against humanity and a case of war crimes. (Full Story)
OTTAWA, ONTARIO - A change related to the Canada-U.S. Safe Third Country Agreement was announced today by Canadian Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney. The change removes one of Canada's exceptions to the Agreement and is another step toward improving Canada's asylum system. (Full Story)
Brussels - The Honourable Louise Arbour begins her new post as the International Crisis Group’s President and CEO today. (Full Story)
Ottawa —Beginning 12:01 a.m. EDT on July 14, 2009, Czech nationals will require a visa to travel to Canada, Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney announced today. For the first 48 hours, Czech citizens may apply for entry on arrival in Canada. After 11:59 p.m. EDT July 15, 2009, a visa will be required. (Full Story)
OTTAWA – Prime Minister Stephen Harper today paid a courtesy call to Their Majesties, the Emperor and Empress of Japan. The Imperial Couple are visiting Canada from July 3-14. (Full Story)
ECOTERRA Intl. has repeatedly protested against the ongoing rendition program concerning so called "pirates", against their inhumane treatment in appalling prisons and against the ongoing violations of human rights in these piracy-cases. "While criminals of the high-seas must be brought to book and prosecuted, it has to be in line with the internationally agreed human-rights standards and not in violation of national and international laws," ECOTERRA stated. (Full Story)
Hindus and Jews have hailed Warwickshire Police of United Kingdom for organizing first “Family Day of Gypsy, Roma and Traveller History and Culture”, to be held on June 27. (Full Story)
“The reaction of the Iranian authorities to the demonstrations in Iran is wholly unacceptable. The regime has chosen to use brute force and intimidation in responding to peaceful opposition regarding legitimate and serious allegations of electoral fraud, said Canada's Prime Minister, Stephen Harper, in a statement released today. (Full Story)
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