Independent topical source of current affairs, opinion and issues, featuring stories making news in Canada from immigrants, newcomers, minorities & ethnic communities' point of view and interests.

Minister: Asylum Seekers and Jewish Fundraiser

minister: They had to return to Germany and many died in the Holocaust, according to Rabble. It is our hope that this long overdue apology will bring awareness to our failings, he said, as we vow to never let history repeat itself. He apologized emotionally at a Jewish fundraiser, over Canada turning away a boatload of 907 refugees from Hitler in 1939. That's when the clanging might have started. Immigration minister Ahmed Hussen said he'd go to Nigeria to discourage people from coming here. The day before, public safety minister Ralph Goodale warned asylum seekers that crossing the border from the U.S. furtively was no free ticket to status. ( As reported in the news.