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A world without genocide | Un monde sans génocide

By Liam Nolan, Blog Writer On December 23rd, 2016, the UN Security Council voted on a resolution to place embargoes on arms sales to South Sudan in order to prevent ethnic violence in the country from escalating. However, eight countries (Russia, China, Japan, Malaysia, Venezuela, Angola, Egypt and Senegal) abstained from voting on the resolution,… Read More


By Htay Tint, Blog Writer Justin Trudeau addressed newly arrived Syrian refugees in 2016: “First of all, thank you for being here. And thank you for the gorgeous smiles I see. This is a wonderful night where we get to show not just a planeload of new Canadians what Canada is all about, we get… Read More


By Tasha Simpson, Blog Writer When individuals immigrate to Canada relying on the ILP, known as the Immigration Loan Program, they face many challenging barriers, including but not limited to, familiarization with the language, culture shock, obtaining a job, finding schooling or finding a respectable place to reside. Some individuals may face more challenges than… Read More


By Laura Truesdell, Blog Writer Of all the categories of immigrants accessing the Immigration Loan Program (ILP), approximately 98% are Government Assisted Refugees (GARs) or Privately Sponsored Refugees (PSRs). A study of the program between 2008 and 2012, prior to the influx of Syrian refugees to Canada, shows that:         43.7% of loan recipients came from… Read More