Author: Helena Martin

Trump’s New Budget: Is the Wall Worth It?

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The Trump administration has proposed their budget for 2018, and the primary focus of the plan is to increase national security and border control. Without increasing the national debt, the plan aims to increase spending on national defence by making…

Has the American Dream Moved to Canada?

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Immigrants choose to leave their country of origin for better opportunities. May it be for employment, education, or safety, people are willing to take a significant risk to start their lives again in a new location. For the longest time,…

Does Canada Have a New Border Issue?

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It appears that President Donald Trump’s new policies and strict attitude towards immigration has prompted more refugees to head for their northern neighbour. Quebec and Manitoba, in particular, have seen more people enter the country illegally through treacherous land routes…

The Shooting, Quebec, and Bill 62

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In light of the shooting in Quebec City on January 29th, the provincial government has revisited the problems of immigration and racism. The central discussion revolved around Bill 62, which calls to limit the wearing of religious symbols, and the debates…

Canada and Racism

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Canada is renowned worldwide for its openness to immigrants and newcomers. While it is true that Canada accepts a lot of new people, racism persists in the country. In light of the recent shooting in Quebec City, people have begun…

Trump’s Executive Order: Will It Be Effective?

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American president Donald Trump signed an executive order that closed the country’s borders to refugees. It will temporarily suspend refugee admissions for 120 days while the screening process is reviewed, cut the refugee cap in half, and ban citizens of…

Immigration after Brexit

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The Prime Minister Theresa May has Traveled to India for an official visit. She brought with her 30 business leaders from small and medium UK Technology companies, giving them the opportunity to meet potential partners in India.

With the British referendum decision to leave the European Union, the public has been concerned with the issue of migrant workers and new immigration policies. EU citizens are left to wonder whether Theresa May’s policies will be to deal with…