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Minister Kenney Talks Skills Agenda at the Canadian Chamber of Commerce’s Annual General Meeting

September 29th, 2014

September 28, 2014– Charlottetown, P.E.I. – Employment and Social Development Canada The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development, delivered a keynote speech at...

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Minister Kenney Issues Statement on Human Rights in North Korea Day

September 29th, 2014

Ottawa, September 26, 2014 – The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister for Multiculturalism, issued the following statement to recognize Human Rights in North Korea Day: “The Government of Canada is...

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Governments of Canada and Ontario launch the Canada Job Grant to help Ontarians get jobs

September 26th, 2014

September 26, 2014 – Toronto, Ontario – Employment and Social Development Canada The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development, and the Honourable Reza Moridi,...

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Minister Kenney Issues Statement on Rosh Hashanah

September 26th, 2014

Ottawa, September 24, 2014 — The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister for Multiculturalism, issued the following statement to recognize Rosh Hashanah: “Today at sundown, Jewish Canadians will come...

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Minister Kenney Talks Jobs, Skills and the Economy at the Canadian Club of Ottawa

September 26th, 2014

September 23, 2014 – Ottawa, Ontario– Employment and Social Development Canada The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development, delivered a keynote speech today at...

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Minister Kenney Issues Statement Recognizing Armenia’s Independence Day

September 26th, 2014

Ottawa, September 21, 2014 — The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister for Multiculturalism, issued the following statement to mark the celebration of the Republic of Armenia’s Independence...

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Minister Kenney Issues Statement Recognizing Nayrouz

September 15th, 2014

Ottawa, September 11, 2014 — The Honourable Jason Kenney issued the following statement to recognize Nayrouz: “Today, Coptic Christians in Egypt and around the world celebrate the Feast of...

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Minister Kenney Issues Statement to recognize the Moon Festival

September 15th, 2014

Ottawa, September 9, 2014 — The Honourable Jason Kenney issued the following statement to recognize the Moon Festival: “Tonight’s full moon will be admired at Moon Festival celebrations across...

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Minister Kenney Issues Statement on the passing of Vasu Chanchlani

September 15th, 2014

Ottawa, September 8, 2014 — The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister for Multiculturalism, issued the following statement on the passing of Vasu Chanchlani: “It was with great sadness that I...

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Photo Release – Minister Kenney joins His Holiness Pope Tawadros II at the Consecration of the First Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in North America

September 12th, 2014

On Sunday, September 7th 2014, several representatives of the Government and Parliament of Canada participated in celebrations led by His Holiness Pope Tawadros II commemorating the 50th anniversary...

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Photo Release – Minister Kenney Attends Church Service and Vigil for Victims of Religious Persecution in the Middle East

September 11th, 2014

September 4th, 2014 – Last week Minister Jason Kenney attended a Montreal prayer vigil and procession for Christians being persecuted in the Middle East.  The vigil was hosted by Bishop Ibrahim...

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Minister Kenney welcomes Coptic Pope Tawadros II to Canada

September 11th, 2014

Pope Tawadros II begins month-long visit Jason Kenney, Minister for Multiculturalism, on September 4, 2014 greeted the leader of the ancient Coptic Orthodox Church upon his arrival in Toronto, on...

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Governments of Canada and Yukon launch the Canada Job Grant

September 11th, 2014

September 4, 2014 – Whitehorse, Yukon – Employment and Social Development Canada On behalf of the Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development, Ryan Leef, Member of...

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Government of Canada marks 500,000 apprenticeship grants issued to help young Canadians get jobs

September 11th, 2014

September 3, 2014 – Toronto, Ontario– Employment and Social Development Canada The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development, today announced that the Government...

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Minister Kenney Concludes Successful Trip to Armenia

September 10th, 2014

Trade and remembrance elements of trip Jason Kenney, Canada’s Minister of Employment and Social Development and Minister for Multiculturalism, has completed a successful visit to the Republic of...

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Photo Release – Minister Kenney meets with Shi’a leaders in Lebanon

September 10th, 2014

On Thursday, July 24th, Minister Jason Kenney met with the head of the Shi’a Council in Lebanon, Sheikh Abdul Amir Qabalan, along with a Canadian Imam from the Centre Islamique Libanais in...

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Hon. Jason Kenney Issues Statement on 31st Anniversary of the Black July Pogrom

July 24th, 2014

Ottawa, July 24, 2014 – The Honourable Jason Kenney issued the following statement commemorating the anti-Tamil pogrom commonly known as Black July: “Thirty one years ago in Sri Lanka, the...

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Canada Day Greetings from the Hon. Jason Kenney

June 27th, 2014

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House of Commons Adopts Motion Recognizing Heroism of Jan Karski

May 15th, 2014

The House of Commons has unanimously adopted a motion proposed by Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney recognizing famed Polish figure Jan Karski as a Hero of Humanity risking his life to reveal...

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Statement by the Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development and Regional Minister for Southern Alberta

April 15th, 2014

April 15, 2014 “I was devastated to learn earlier today of the violent death of five young people in our city.  Our hearts ache today for the victims and our thoughts and prayers are with their...

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Minister Kenney outlines the Harper Government’s record support for Calgary and Alberta

March 20th, 2014

March 20, 2014 CALGARY, AB – The Honourable Jason Kenney, Member of Parliament for Calgary Southeast, Regional Minister for Southern Alberta, and Minister of Employment and Social Development,...

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Minister Kenney talks jobs with MP David Anderson at REM Enterprises

February 4th, 2014

February 1, 2014 – Swift Current, Saskatchewan – Employment and Social Development Canada The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development and Minister for...

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Speaking notes for Minister Kenney at a conference hosted by Cardus regarding skills mismatch in Canada and what it means for Canada’s future

January 24th, 2014

Speaking notes for The Honourable Jason Kenney, P.C., M.P. Minister of Employment and Social Development At a conference hosted by Cardus regarding skills mismatch in Canada and what it means for...

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Minister Kenney: addressing the skills mismatch key to strengthening Canada’s economy

January 24th, 2014

January 23, 2014 – Toronto, ON – Employment and Social Development Canada Today at a conference hosted by Hamilton-based think tank Cardus, the Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment...

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Federal and provincial governments help apprentices and create jobs in Atlantic Canada

January 15th, 2014

January 15, 2014 – Fredericton, New-Bruswick – Employment and Social Development Canada The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development, and the Council of Atlantic...

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Harper government helps Canadians with disabilities access jobs

December 20th, 2013

Enabling Accessibility Fund – New Workplace Accessibility Stream Announced Decembe 20, 2013 – Calgary, AB – Employment and Social Development Canada The Government of Canada is inviting...

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Minister Kenney issues statement to mark the birthday of His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan

December 13th, 2013

Ottawa, December 13, 2013 - The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development and Minister for Multiculturalism, issued the following statement to mark the birthday of His...

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Open Letter to Quebecers on Employment Insurance from Minister Jason Kenney

December 5th, 2013

GATINEAU, QC, Nov. 27, 2013 - The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development and Minister for Multiculturalism, issued the following open letter to Quebecers on Employment...

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Minister Kenney’s remarks at the Holodomor 80th Anniversary Commemoration on Parliament Hill

November 28th, 2013

On July the 24 1933, Blessed Servant of God Andrey Sheptytsky and the Bishops of Galicia issued the following plea: “Ukraine is experiencing pre-death convulsions. Before the whole world again we...

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Minister Kenney affirms Harper Government’s commitment to address skills shortages in the mining sector

November 20th, 2013

Ottawa, Ontario, November 20, 2013 — In a keynote speech today at the Mining Association of Canada’s Board of Directors meeting, the Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social...

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Fundraisers for Typhoon Haiyan relief

November 20th, 2013

Our government will match your donation to Typhoon Haiyan relief efforts. For details,  click here. Below is a list of Typhoon Haiyan fundraising events. If you know of a local event that should...

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Federal government pledges $2.8 billion for southern Alberta flood relief

November 14th, 2013

Feds set aside $2.8-billion for Alberta flood recovery Direct Link By: Bill Graveland CALGARY — The Canadian Press Published: Tuesday, Nov. 12 2013   Ottawa has earmarked...

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Canada’s Response to Typhoon Haiyan

November 13th, 2013

Typhoon Haiyan slammed into the Philippines on Friday, November 8, 2013, setting off landslides, knocking out power in several provinces, and cutting communications in the country's central region....

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Remarks by Hon. Jason Kenney PC, MP to Remembrance Day Ceremony, Calgary Military Museums November 11, 2013

November 12th, 2013

ALL THESE WERE HONOURED IN THEIR GENERATIONS AND WERE THE GLORY OF THEIR TIMES These words from the Hebrew Scriptures are inscribed in marble on the Veteran’s Arch in Canada’s capital. They...

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Canada supports memorial project to commemorate victims of Communism

August 23rd, 2013

Ottawa, August 23, 2013 — The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister for Multiculturalism, and Canada’s Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander, today announced federal support for a...

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Canada welcomes first immigrants under new Federal Skilled Trades Program

August 16th, 2013

  Toronto, August 16, 2013 — Canada’s Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander today officially welcomed one of the first permanent residents under the new Federal Skilled Trades...

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Statement to mark the celebration of Assumption Day – Message à l’occasion de la fête de l’Assomption

August 15th, 2013

Statement to mark the celebration of Assumption Day Ottawa, August 15, 2013 – The Honourable Jason Kenney issued the following statement to mark the celebration of the Assumption of...

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Statement – Minister Kenney issues statement on the death of Gim Foon Wong

August 9th, 2013

“It is with great sadness that I learned of the passing of Gim Foon Wong, an exemplary Canadian citizen, and a distinguished, lifelong advocate for the recognition of the contributions of Chinese...

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Hon. Jason Kenney issues statement on 30th anniversary of the Black July pogrom

July 22nd, 2013

Ottawa, July 23, 2013 - The Honourable Jason Kenney issued the following statement commemorating the anti-Tamil pogrom commonly known as Black July: “Thirty years ago today in Sri Lanka, violent...

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A Message from Minister Jason Kenney to all CIC employees

July 16th, 2013

A Message from Minister Jason Kenney to all CIC employees Monday, July 15, 2013 *French version follows Sadly, this will be my last day as Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and...

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Flood recovery information

July 15th, 2013

If you or someone you know was affected by recent flooding damage, please visit the City of Calgary for flood recovery information by clicking here.

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Secure, Convenient 10-Year ePassport Available Now

July 14th, 2013

Calgary, July 2, 2013 — Canada's new and more secure 10-year ePassport is now available to Canadians, Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney announced...

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Protecting the Safety and Security of Canadian Families – Faster Removal of Foreign Criminals Act Becomes Law

July 14th, 2013

Ottawa, June 20, 2013 — Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney welcomed the final passage and Royal Assent of The Faster Removal of Foreign Criminals Act, which...

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Canada’s new and improved Federal Skilled Worker Program opening to applicants

July 14th, 2013

Ottawa, May 3, 2013 — Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) will be accepting applications to the new and improved Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP) as of May 4, 2013. “The...

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Federal government provides support in response to southern Alberta flooding

June 21st, 2013

CALGARY, June 21, 2013 – The Government of Canada is actively supporting emergency response to the continued flood conditions in Southern Alberta,  the Honourable Jason Kenney, Regional Minister...

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Statement on Flooding in Southern Alberta

June 20th, 2013

Minister Jason Kenney, the Regional Minister for Southern Alberta, has issued the following statement about ongoing flooding in Mountain Pass areas: "We are deeply concerned for the people in...

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Faster Removal of Foreign Criminals Act Becomes Law

June 19th, 2013

Faster Removal of Foreign Criminals Act Becomes Law Liberals and NDP Oppose Bill to Protect Canadian Families   Ottawa, June 19, 2013 – The Faster Removal of Foreign Criminals Act...

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Support Bill C-266: An Act to Establish Pope John Paul II Day

June 14th, 2013

We the undersigned call on the Senate of Canada to pass Bill C-266 honouring the Blessed Pope John Paul II, a champion of freedom and human rights. When it becomes law, this Bill will designate...

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Bill C-425 and proposed amendments

June 14th, 2013

Below is the text of Private Members' Bill C-425, An Act to amend the Citizenship Act (honouring the Canadian Armed Forces) put forward by Calgary Northeast MP Devinder Shory, and proposed...

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Petition: NDP defends citizenship for convicted terrorists

June 13th, 2013

Convicted terrorists should be stripped of their Canadian citizenship.  Anyone who commits terrorist acts in Canada or abroad has clearly renounced their Canadian citizenship by rejecting Canadian...

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Support for Private Member’s Bill C-425

June 13th, 2013

To view public opinion on this issue, click here. Bal Gupta, Chair, Air India 182 Victims’ Families Association “The Air India 182 Victims Families Association strongly supports Bill C-425,...

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Poll: Over 80% of Canadians support stripping citizenship from Canadian terrorists

June 13th, 2013

A poll conducted by NRG Research group in October of 2012 showed that Canadians overwhelmingly support stripping citizenship from convicted terrorists. Detailed results are below. Over 80% of...

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Statement by Minister Kenney on Justin Trudeau’s Divisive Defence of the Status Quo in the Senate

May 27th, 2013

Following Justin Trudeau's divisive comments over the weekend:  "We have 24 Senators in Quebec and there are only 6 for Alberta and British Columbia. That benefits us. To want to abolish it, that's...

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Minister Kenney issues statement on the 99th Anniversary of the Komagata Maru incident

May 23rd, 2013

Minister Kenney attends the unveiling of the Komagata Maru monument in Vancouver, July 2012 The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism, has issued the...

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Minister Kenney issues statement on the 4th anniversary of the end of the Sri Lankan Civil War

May 21st, 2013

The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism, issued the following statement on occasion of the 4th anniversary of the end of the Sri Lankan Civil...

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Minister Kenney issues statement on Polish Constitution Day

May 3rd, 2013

The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism, issued the following statement on the occasion of Poland's Constitution Day: "I am pleased to join with...

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Speaking notes for The Honourable Jason Kenney, P.C., M.P. from the 2013 National Holocaust Remembrance Day Ceremony

April 23rd, 2013

National War Museum Ottawa, Ontario Tuesday, April 23, 2013 Check against delivery Survivors, honoured veterans, distinguished guests, fellow Canadians: Seventy years ago today,...

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Minister Kenney remembers the victims of Katyn and the Smolensk Presidential plane crash

April 10th, 2013

Minister Kenney visited the visited the memorial at Bykivnia, one of the sites of the Katyn massacre. April 10, 2013 - Minister Kenney has issued the following statement in remembrance of...

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Minister Kenney issues statement on Yom Ha’Shoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day

April 7th, 2013

Ottawa, April 7, 2013 – The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism, issued the following statement on Yom Ha’Shoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day: “On...

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Immigration backlog reduced by forty percent

March 26th, 2013

News Release — Immigration backlog reduced by forty percent Faster processing times for workers and families Click here to download Minister Kenney's presentation...

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Statement – Minister Kenney issues statement on the death of James Pon, one of the last surviving Head Tax Payers

March 22nd, 2013

Ottawa, March 22, 2013 – The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism, issued the following statement on the death of James Pon: “It is with great...

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Message from Minister Kenney on the anniversary of the death of His Holiness Pope Shenouda III

March 16th, 2013

Ottawa, March 16, 2013 “This weekend I join with Coptic Christians in remembering a great spiritual leader, the head of the Coptic Orthodox Church and Patriarch of Alexandria, His Holiness Pope...

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Minister Kenney issues statement to congratulate Catholic Canadians on the election of Pope Francis

March 13th, 2013

Ottawa - The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism, issued the following statement on the election of His Holiness Pope Francis: “I would like to...

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Révoquer la citoyenneté canadienne des terroristes

February 8th, 2013

Je suis d’accord que les terroristes condamnés doivent être dépouillés de leur citoyenneté canadienne. Toute personne qui commet un acte terroriste au Canada ou à l’étranger a clairement...

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Stripping Canadian Citizenship from Terrorists

February 7th, 2013

I agree that convicted terrorists should be stripped of their Canadian citizenship.  Anyone who commits terrorist acts in Canada or abroad has clearly renounced their Canadian citizenship by...

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Minister Kenney Calls on Opposition to Support the Faster Removal of Foreign Criminals Act

January 29th, 2013

Le texte français est immédiatement après le texte anglais FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NEWS RELEASE – Minister Kenney Calls on Opposition to Support the Faster Removal of Foreign Criminals Act...

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Minister Kenney addresses human smuggling in Colombo, Sri Lanka

January 8th, 2013

Click here to download Minister Kenney's presentation (English) Click here to download Minister Kenney's presentation (Tamil) Speaking notes for The Honourable Jason Kenney, P.C.,...

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Response to Toronto Star column on detention centres

January 8th, 2013

Re: "Canada’s razor-wire playgrounds," Column, Dec. 15 Heather Mallick's column "Canada's Razor-Wire Playgrounds" leaves readers with several misleading conclusions, as she has glossed over a...

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Minister Kenney issues statement celebrating Khushiali

December 13th, 2012

I wish to extend my warmest wishes to His Highness, Prince Karim, the Aga Khan, on occasion of his birthday, and Salgirah Khushiali Mubarak to Canada’s Ismaili Muslim community.   Under the Aga...

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Speech Delivered by Minister Kenney to the Canadian Friends of Haifa University

November 30th, 2012

Transcript of Speech by the Honourable Jason Kenney, P.C, M.P., to the Canadian Friends of Haifa University’s Mount Carmel Dinner  November 4, 2012 Toronto, Ontario  Worthy Rabbis, Your...

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Speech Delivered by Minister Kenney on Remembrance Day 2012 at the Military Museums in Calgary

November 12th, 2012

“Their Name Liveth For Evermore.” The poet of Empire, Rudyard Kipling, who loved Canada, chose these words to be inscribed at Imperial and Commonwealth war cemeteries at the end of...

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Response to Chronicle Herald article on non-official languages

October 26th, 2012

October 26, 2012 Dear Sir or Madam: Re: “Kenney dismisses need to fund Gaelic, other ‘niche’ languages,” (October 25, 2012). Your headline and story was a classic example of torqued...

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Congratulations to Ludwik Klimkowski on being elected Chairman of Tribute to Liberty

October 18th, 2012

Congratulations to Ludwik Klimkowski on being elected Chairman of Tribute to Liberty Ottawa, October 9, 2012 – The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and...

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Le Ministre Kenney souligne la célébration du premier jour du Nouvel An copte

September 12th, 2012

Le Ministre Kenney souligne la célébration du premier jour du Nouvel An copte Ottawa, 11 septembre 2012 — L'honorable Jason Kenney, ministre de la Citoyenneté, de l'Immigration et du...

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Minister Kenney marks the celebration of the first day of the Coptic New Year

September 11th, 2012

Statement - Minister Kenney marks the celebration of the first day of the Coptic New Year Ottawa, September 11, 2012 — The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and...

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NDP Raises Bizarre Idea that Canadian WWII Vets Were “Not Canadian”

July 13th, 2012

The New Democratic Party (NDP) is exploiting Canadian veterans by raising the bizarre idea that the Government of Canada believes Canadian World War II Veterans were not Canadian. A July 13, 2012...

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Petition to Support Faster Removal of Foreign Criminals Act

June 25th, 2012

Convicted foreign criminals and fraudsters should not be able to rely on endless appeals as a loophole in order to delay their deportation from Canada, during which time they continue to endanger...

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Tax Freedom Day 2012

June 11th, 2012

Dear Constituents, Since first being elected in 2006 our Conservative Government has reduced taxes with every single Budget. Unlike the high-tax NDP and Liberals, our government believes in...

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Minister Kenney Congratulates Queen Elizabeth II on the Occasion of her Diamond Jubilee

June 5th, 2012

Mr. Speaker, it is my honour to rise in celebration of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II's diamond jubilee. We salute today the 60th anniversary of Canada's Queen. On June 2, 1953, Her Majesty...

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Statement by Minister Jason Kenney marking the anniversary of the Repeal of The Chinese Immigration Act

May 16th, 2012

Ottawa, May 14, 2012 — The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism, rose in the House of Commons today and made the following statement marking the...

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Response to Ottawa Citizen re: IFH

May 11th, 2012

May 11, 2012 Dear Sir: Re: An attack on vulnerable refugees (May 9, 2012) Doctors serve their patients and the public best when they focus their energy and skills on treating disease based...

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NDP Backs Radical and Lawless “No One Is Illegal”

March 26th, 2012

On Sunday, March 18, NDP Immigration Critic Don Davies attended a rally organised by the radical pro-illegal immigration group “No One Is Illegal”. The NDP’s Immigration critic even tweeted...

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Minister Kenney on CBC’s The Current to Discuss our Government’s Plans to Reform Immigration to Promote Jobs & Growth

March 20th, 2012

Follow the link to listen to the podcast of Minister Kenney's interview with CBC's The Current, where he discussed the Government's plans to reform immigration to promote jobs and growth Minister...

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Statement by Minister Jason Kenney Condemning Israel Apartheid Week

March 6th, 2012

Ottawa, March 6, 2012- The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism, issued the following statement on ‘Israel Apartheid Week’: Like many Canadians I...

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Letter to the Editor from Minister Kenney to the Toronto Star

March 5th, 2012

Dear Sir or Madame: David Olive’s column on immigration (Skills shortage highlights faulty thinking on immigration, March 5, 2012) includes several major factual errors.  He writes that...

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“Future Immigration Policies: Challenges and Opportunities for Canada”- At the National Metropolis Conference Thursday, March 1, 2012

March 1st, 2012

“Future Immigration Policies: Challenges and Opportunities for Canada”   At the National Metropolis Conference Toronto, Ontario Thursday, March 1, 2012 Check against delivery   I am...

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Vietnamese Community Leaders in Ottawa/ Des Responsables de la Communauté Vietnamienne Accueillis à Ottawa

December 12th, 2011

Vietnamese Community Leaders Welcomed in Ottawa Ottawa, December 9, 2011 – On Tuesday, December 6, a delegation of Vietnamese community leaders from Toronto visited Ottawa to meet with the...

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Minister Kenney’s Speech Commemorating the 1932-33 Ukranian Famine (the Holodomor) November 22, 2011

November 29th, 2011

Your Grace, Your Eminence, Reverend Fathers, Parliamentary colleagues. distinguished guests, Dyakuyu, Dobriy vecher. Today, on behalf of the Government of Canada and Prime Minister Stephen...

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Minister Kenney expresses concern over southern Alberta storms

November 28th, 2011

CALGARY – The Honourable Jason Kenney, Member of Parliament for Calgary Southeast and Regional Minister for Southern Alberta, issued the following statement. “I was very concerned about the...

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Minister Kenney visits Camp Spirit Lake

November 25th, 2011

Ottawa, November 25, 2011 – On Thursday, November 24, the Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism attended the inauguration of the interpretation centre...

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Speech Delivered by Minister Kenney on Remembrance Day 2010 at the Military Museum in Calgary

November 10th, 2011

We proudly wear the red poppy today in remembrance of the noble and gallant fallen in the wars of our long history. Red is the colour of sacrifice, the colour of blood. Red is the colour of our...

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Remembering 9/11- Jason Kenney’s Speech in the House of Commons Following the 9/11 Attacks

September 9th, 2011

  Hansard- September 18, 2001 Mr. Jason Kenney (Calgary Southeast, Canadian Alliance): Mr. Speaker, it is with a heavy heart that I rise to speak to a matter brought to this place by one of...

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Minister Kenney Issues Statement Recognizing India’s Independence Day

August 15th, 2011

Ottawa, August 15, 2011 — The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism, issued the following statement recognizing the celebration of India’s...

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Minister Kenney Issues Statement Recognizing Pakistan Independence Day

August 15th, 2011

Ottawa, August 14, 2011 — The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism, issued the following statement recognizing the celebration of Pakistan Independence...

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Response to Open Letter from Amnesty International

August 9th, 2011

Dear Mr Neve and Mrs Vaugrante, I must confess that my first reaction upon reading your open letter to Minister Toews and myself was one of surprise and joy.  For your organization to muster its...

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Greetings from Minister Kenney Marking the Start of Ramadan

August 8th, 2011

Ottawa, August 1, 2011 — The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism, issued the following statement recognizing the start of the month of...

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Minister Kenney issues statement to recognize Emancipation Day

August 1st, 2011

Ottawa, August 1, 2011 - The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism, issued the following statement recognizing the historical importance of August 1,...

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Minister Kenney Congratulates Chaldean Canadians on their New Eparchy

June 23rd, 2011

Ottawa, June 23, 2011 – The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism, today issued the following statement congratulating Chaldean Canadians on the...

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Minister Kenney’s Remarks to Mark World Refugee Day- June 20, 2011

June 22nd, 2011

Thank you, Judge Ngo. Judge Ngo himself arrived in Canada as a refugee, and became a pioneer in the Canadian-Vietnamese community.   Good morning ladies and gentlemen. I am pleased to be here...

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Statement by Minister Jason Kenney recognizing the Celebration of Philippine Independence Day

June 13th, 2011

OTTAWA, ON June 13th, 2011 – The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism, issued a statement recognizing the Celebration of Philippine Independence...

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Minister Jason Kenney’s Speech at the Opening Ceremonies of the Conservative Convention – June 9, 2011

June 12th, 2011

Thank-you. Merci, John, de cette introduction. Chèrs Conservateurs, bienvenue a notre capital nationale! Bienvenu au Congrès conservateur 2011! Fellow Conservatives, welcome to our...

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Harper Conservatives will increase family reunification in 2011

February 21st, 2011

Ottawa, February 17, 2011 -- Following his recent announcement that in 2010, Canada accepted the highest number of immigrants in more than 50 years, Immigration Minister Jason Kenney today announced...

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