The Liberal government is holding to its promise that it will double to 10,000 the number of applications that are processed every year for parents and grandparents of immigrants.
During the election, Justin Trudeau promised that the cap on family reunification, introduced by the previous Conservative government, would be doubled.
The Conservatives argue that this promise is “unachievable.”
Can Canada handle an increase in the number of immigrants flowing into the country? Can we handle the cultural issues that might spring forward?
Some think the government should consider what happened in Cologne on New Year’s Eve.
The mayor of the German city is holding crisis talks after 80 women reported sexual assaults on the recent day of celebration. At least 1,000 young men, of Arab or North African appearance, were involved.
Concerned Germans are blaming the country’s decision to take in hundreds of thousands of migrants over the last year or so from troubled areas of the world.