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Canada to continue immigration increases, Mendicino announces

OTTAWA — The federal government is continuing with slight increases to the number of immigrants Canada will accept over the next three years. Federal Immigration Minister Marco Mendicino released the planned immigration levels from this year until 2022 today. He says Canada will admit 341,000 people in 2020, 351,000 next year and 361,000 in 2022....


Five things to know about Canadian immigration detention centres

TORONTO — The treatment of migrants has recently been thrust into the spotlight as accounts emerge of overcrowding and unsanitary conditions in American border detention facilities. Here’s a look at how Canada deals with immigration detainees. Immigration holding centres, sometimes jails The Canada Border Services Agency can detain foreign nationals and permanent residents under certain conditions — including...