Tag: Immigration

  • Visa rules keep sisters apart

    Visa rules keep sisters apart

    Two sisters – one in Canada and one in Mexico – have been apart for seven years, but won’t see each other any time soon. Since 2009, Mexicans have needed a visa to visit Canada. During a recent summit, Prime Minister Stephen Harper was asked by Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto to remove the visa […]

  • HIV-AIDS not part of the conversation, recent study shows

    HIV-AIDS not part of the conversation, recent study shows

    Canada is a multicultural country, but Canadian health care may not be reflecting multicultural values. A recent study done at Western University found that people within the African, Caribbean, and black population—termed the ACB community—face unique social barriers that hinder access to health care and contribute to increased vulnerability to such diseases as HIV-AIDS. “We […]