Archive for August 21st, 2017

Trudeau to asylum seekers: Crossing border illegally won’t fast track immigration

August 21, 2017
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Trudeau to asylum seekers: Crossing border illegally won’t fast track immigration

By Kate McKenna, CBC News Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has a message for asylum seekers: crossing illegally into the country doesn’t offer an advantage when it comes to obtaining refugee status in Canada. “If I could directly speak to people seeking asylum, I’d like to remind them there’s no advantage,” Trudeau said at a news conference Sunday in Montreal. “Our...
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Waterloo art center to host Haitian art conference

August 21, 2017
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Waterloo art center to host Haitian art conference

WATERLOO – The Waterloo Center for the Arts is hosting the annual Haitian Art Society, Sept. 23-28, featuring special presentations, exhibitions, gallery talks and tours of museums and private collections in Waterloo, Cedar Falls, Dubuque, Milwaukee, Chicago and Davenport. Waterloo is far from the island nation of Haiti, but it is the repository of...
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