Original Air Date: Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Immigration Minister Jason Kenney has set immigration targets for 2013. Canada will increase the number of skilled foreign workers and international students eligible to become Canadian citizens. But critics are concerned this will decrease the number of immigrants in other categories like family members and those allowed into the country on compassionate grounds. Is this really the best thing for Alberta?
Original Air Date: Tuesday, July 31, 2012
Critics say a plan to force sponsored spouses to live together for two years could be a dangerous government crack down – so how to tackle the troublemakers?
Original Air Date: Thursday, January 05, 2012
Depending on definition, no fewer than 12 honour-based homicides have been recorded in Canada over the last decade. The most recent case before the courts, involves two Ontario parents and their son being accused of killing three teenage sisters, and the father’s first wife.
Original Air Date: Thursday, November 24, 2011
More than 18,000 immigrants in Alberta became Canadian citizens last year by writing and passing the citizenship test. Almost 3,000 failed. Now, Ottawa is proposing changes to the application process by pre-screening for fluency in English or French.
Original Air Date: Tuesday, September 20, 2011
How prevalent is immigration marriage fraud in Alberta, and is the government offering enough protection?
Original Air Date: Tuesday, September 06, 2011
Canada will start handing out cash to failed immigrants as motivation to try again on home turf. Are we cleaning up our illegal immigrant problem or providing a free pass for foreigners to make some quick cash?
Original Air Date: Wednesday, June 29, 2011
Federal Immigration Minister Jason Kenney has unveiled stiffer penalties for scam artists who pose as immigration consultants and a new regulatory board for legitimate professionals. We’ll find out how common immigration fraud is in Alberta.