Banning refugees from assistance could cause chaos, hardship, critics say

Francisco Rico-Martinez does not know how his refugee shelters and others in the city could manage if a Greater Toronto MP gets his way in opening the door to exclude refugees from accessing social assistance.
Charitable groups like Rico-Martinez’ FCJ Refugee Centre and local municipalities do have plenty to worry about as Pickering-Scarborough East MP Corneliu Chisu’s private member bill, C-585, winds its way for second reading scheduled for Tuesday in the House of Commons.
And the plan already has a vocal supporter in the Conservative majority government: Canada’s Immigration Minister Chris Alexander.


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Banning Refugees Star Sept 22, 2014

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