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Nico’s Amendment: Changes to immigration laws expected to address discrimination against applicants with disabilities
- June 4, 2021
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The Federal government has announced it will be changing the current discriminatory immigration laws which create an additional hurdle for migrants with disabilities and illnesses.
The change arises from Felipe Montoya’s personal experience navigating the discriminatory immigration rules. Mr. Montoya came to Canada in 2012 under a work permit for a tenured position at York University in the faculty of environmental studies. » Read the rest
- October 18, 2013
- David Baker
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Toronto, ON, October 18, 2013 – Historically, Canada’s immigration system was riddled with discriminatory provisions, excluding immigrants who were female, gay or lesbian, were from non-European countries, or were non-Christian based on negative stereotypes about those groups. While the system has been reformed to remove many of these discriminatory barriers, it continues to exclude people with disabilities who are deemed likely to place an “excessive demand” on health and social services. » Read the rest