Tag: canada

Women of Action’ focus of new zine

Women of Action is a zine about women empowerment and civic engagement that will launch at Hamilton Feminist Zine Fair November on 15. When it comes to women in politics, Anamaria V. De Caballeros believes progress is being made, but not...

/ October 27, 2014

Judge clears confusion on Citizenship changes

Deciding to apply for Canadian Citizenship is an important step for newcomers to Canada. With changes in policies and eligibility, many immigrants are left with unanswered questions. Citizenship Judge Ted Salci visited the Immigrant Women’s Centre to help bring clarity...

/ October 24, 2014

More barriers for Mexican asylum seekers

In light of recent changes in Canada’s immigration policy, refugee claimants from Mexico will now encounter more difficulties obtaining refugee status to stay in the country. In February, Canada’s Immigration Minister Jason Kenney announced that Mexico had been added to...

/ June 6, 2013

The impact of Bill C-31

Recently introduced as federal law, Bill C-31 has drastically changed how the immigration system works. Also called “Protecting Canada’s Immigration System Act,” this legislation particularly affects refugee claimants and their families. It became law in June of this year. The...

/ November 27, 2012

The impact of quality care

Manal Naeimh’s smile is warm and gracious, as she waits for her doctor at a local health clinic. She and her husband Khosy Saleh live together in a two-bedroom apartment in Hamilton with her mother-in-law, Wazeera Al-Qaisi. As they struggle...

/ November 5, 2012