Canada broke privacy rules

Canada broke its own privacy rules when it launched a program to share 1.2 million immigration files with the United States, United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand. Brenda McPhail, director of the privacy, technology and surveillance project of the Canadian Civil...

Canada expands spy pact to include immigration data

Personal details about Canadian residents and visitors – but not Canadian citizens – will be automatically available to officials in Australia, New Zealand, the United States and the United Kingdom under an expansion of the ‘Five Eyes’ spy system. Read the story...
Huge surge in international students

Huge surge in international students

Last year saw a record surge in international students living in Canada. Polestar News, on the Student Immigration Network, has a full package of stories about what is fuelling the phenomenon, which provinces are the winners and where exactly students are coming...
A Door Opens to Canada

A Door Opens to Canada

Justin Trudeau eased the rules for American immigration to Canada just as Donald Trump started packing his bags for the White House.  Reporting for The Walrus.