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First Tory minister to urge Rob Ford to resign as Toronto Mayor

Toronto - Canadian Employment Minister Jason Kenney remarked that Toronto Mayor Rob Ford should step down after he "brought dishonour to public office and the office of mayor and his city." Kenney is the first Conservative to denounce Ford.

Op-Ed: Temporary Chinese miners pay up to $16,000 to work in Canada

Ottawa - The Canadian Broadcasting System visited a recruitment agency in Beijing. Investigators posed as miners. They found out that Chinese miners are being asked for up to $16,000 for the opportunity to work in Canadian mines as temporary foreign workers.

'Citizenship not for sale': Ottawa revoking 3,100 citizenships

Ottawa - Canadian Immigration Minister Jason Kenney announced Monday at a news conference in Ottawa that authorities have begun investigating about 11,000 people suspected of citizenship fraud, while 3,100 will be stripped of citizenship.

Report: Visa ban leads Canadian strip clubs to recruit at schools

Toronto - Will high school students be willing to take off their clothes for men in order to afford college tuition? Some might, especially since Canadian strip clubs are now recruiting at high schools due to a new foreign workers ban.

Canadian Immigration Minister Jason Kenney wants you to thank him

Calgary - Canadian Immigration Minister Jason Kenney is receiving flack in the political sphere Tuesday after a petition appeared on his constituency website that asks you to thank him for making changes to the Interim Federal Health Program (IFHP).

Foreign workers can't be hired in sex trade industry: Ottawa

Calgary - Canadian Ministers announced Wednesday that foreign workers cannot be hired in the sex trade industry, such as strip clubs, massage parlours or escort agencies. The federal government is taking action to combat abuse and exploitation.

Jason Kenney says in email Alberta Deputy Premier is an 'a--hole'

Edmonton - Another incident shows a bitter divide between the federal Conservatives and the Alberta Progressive Conservatives. Immigration Minister Jason Kenney wrote in an email to a provincial chairman that Alberta Deputy Premier Thomas Lukaszuk is an "a--hole"

Canada Eases Rules on Caregivers; 'An Xmas Gift,' Say Filipinos Special

Toronto - TORONTO - A policy change announced in Ottawa on Thursday by Immigration Minister Jason Kenney is being met with some rejoicing by Filipino caregivers.

Canadian government to impose face veil ban during oath swearing

Ottawa - Canadian Immigration Minister Jason Kenney announced Monday that the government is imposing a face veil ban for people swearing their oath of citizenship. This move will prohibit face coverings, such as burkas and niqabs.

Canada rejigs how 254,000 immigrants are selected annually

Ottawa - Canada's Immigration Minister Jason Kenney has recently announced changes to the selection process for determining Canada's immigrants. Live-in care workers are out, while skilled economic immigrants and students are in.

Canada — Conservatives reject new leadership selection proposal

Ottawa - One month after winning their first majority government, the Conservative Party of Canada has rejected a divisive proposal to change the party's leadership selection rules.

Canadian Immigration Minister Jason Kenney talks policies, record Special

Toronto - Canadian Minister of Immigration Jason Kenney presented the Conservative Party's immigration platform and past record at Don Valley West Conservative candidate John Carmichael's campaign office in Toronto.
 

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Minister Kenney welcomes Canada’s 10 000th permanent resident through the Canadian Experience Clas...
Minister Kenney welcomes Canada’s 10,000th permanent resident through the Canadian Experience Class (CEC) – Ottawa – November 2, 2011
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Canadian Minister of Immigration Jason Kenney
Canadian Minister of Immigration Jason Kenney
Canadian Minister of Immigration Jason Kenney speaking at a press conference in Toronto during the 2...
Canadian Minister of Immigration Jason Kenney speaking at a press conference in Toronto during the 2011 federal election.
Immigration Minister Jason Kenney receives the sash that proclaims him  King of Multiculturalism .
Immigration Minister Jason Kenney receives the sash that proclaims him "King of Multiculturalism".