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Harper Gov’t ‘Conceded to China’ under Pressure: Treaty Expert

September 21, 2014 Admin News Articles

As the Canadian government announced it had ratified the highly controversial Foreign Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement with Beijing, [Mark] Kitto reflected on his own story.
In 2005 his business was taken from him by a partner who was Chinese, at the time a legal necessity for foreigners, in cahoots with the Chinese government in

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Economic and Geo-Political Implications of China-centric Globalisation

August 23, 2014 Admin News Articles

The last thirty years have witnessed the era of globalisation which can be defined as the creation of an integrated global economy. However, what began as a project for globalisation has gradually been transformed into a project of “China-centric globalisation”. This paper argues that China-centric globalisation has grave economic and geopolitical implications for the US.

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Federal Liberals cultivate Mandarin powerhouse in GTA

August 20, 2014 Admin News Articles

By either grand design or ferocious grassroots organization, Toronto’s suburbs are shaping up to be a Mandarin-speaking powerhouse for the federal Liberal Party.
Four ridings around the GTA have Chinese-Canadians candidates, and in sharp contrast to the Conservatives’ top-down ethnic strategy of wooing voters through messaging that appeals to a specific minority, the Mandarin community

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4 2014.August 18Globe and MailJustin TrudeauToronto GTA

Caregivers shouldn’t necessarily get to stay

August 12, 2014 Admin News Articles

Martin Collacott, The Province, June 4, 2013
The live-in caregiver program itself requires a thorough review and overhaul in view of the questionable premises on which it is based. Live-in caregivers are, in fact, the only temporary foreign workers who are virtually guaranteed permanent residence in Canada if they can stick it out for two

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5 2013CIPRJuneLive-in CaregiversMartin CollacottNanniesThe Province

Jason Kenny: Live-in caregiver program ‘out of control’

August 12, 2014 Admin News Articles

Jennifer Hough, The National Post, June 24, 2014
Employment Minister Jason Kenney said the government-run program that allows families to hire abroad has “mutated” into a program of “family reunification,” whereby thousands of foreigners are coming to work for their own relatives in jobs that might otherwise not exist.
“I was in Manila a few

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5 2014.Foreign NanniesJason KennyJennifer HoughJune 24Live-in CaregiversNational Post

Douglas Todd: Live-in caregiver program popular, but problematic

August 12, 2014 Admin News Articles

Douglas Todd, Vancouver Sun, May 24, 2014
Questions are arising about Canada’s unique Live-in Caregivers Program — including whether too many foreign domestic caregivers are coming to work only for their extended families, whether it leads to poor economic outcomes, and whether the LCP has, in the words of an immigration department document, become a

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11 2014.Douglas ToddForeign NanniesMay 24Vancouver Sun

The continuing corruption from Beijing’s dirty money

August 10, 2014 Admin News Articles

To comprehend just how far the corrupting rot of dirty Chinese money has spread throughout Canada, uproars unfolding in Calgary, Vancouver and Ottawa at the moment are immediately instructive. Their lessons should also drive home what it was that Anthony Campbell, the former head of the Intelligence Assessment Secretariat of the Privy Council Office, was

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5 2014.August 6Ottawa CitizenTerry Glavin

The Live-in Loophole

August 10, 2014 Admin News Articles

Martin Collacott, National Post, June 8, 2009
The very public dispute over the treatment of foreign workers in the household of MP Ruby Dhalla raises questions about how well the live-in caregiver program (LCP) is working, both in terms of the best interests of those coming here under its provisions as well as the welfare

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3 2009Foreign NanniesJuneMartin CollacottNational Post

Preserving culture in best interest of all Canadians

August 4, 2014 Admin News Articles

In the July 20 opinion piece by Josh Labove (Holding Tight to Fiction of a European Canada), he maligns Putting Canada First, without knowing much about our organization.
All too frequently, supporters of multiculturalism use personal, ad hominem, attacks to silence their opponents. While often effective, it is a disservice to honest debate. So I

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‘Hidden Unemployed’ Phenomenon Means Real Jobless Rate Much Higher

June 22, 2014 Admin News Articles

According to new labour force data released on Friday, Canada’s unemployment rate edged up slightly to 7.3 per cent in April… [However, add] involuntary part-timers and those who have a job but are waiting for it to start or recommence, and Stanford puts what he calls the “true unemployment rate” for March at more than

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