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What to Know About “Birth Tourism”

By Rachel BarrickOctober 31, 2017
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Over the past year, 379 foreign nationals were born at Richmond Hospital in Canada to non-Canadian citizens or permanent residents. This is part of an industry known as “birth tourism”, in which a pregnant woman enters Canada to give birth to a child who will then automatically be given citizenship. They typically travel to Canada […]

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Toronto School Board allegedly rejecting children of non immigration-status parents

By Michael NirenJuly 16, 2010
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Only 14 per cent of schools accept children of non immigration-status parents Social Planning Toronto, an organization dedicated to improving quality of life through social planning in the city, recently went undercover to see if Toronto-area Catholic schools will accept children of non-status immigrant parents. Researchers pretended to be family members of non-status children living in […]

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