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.

Pig Farm: Canada and Refugee Claims

pig farm: This is Canada, the woman said, according to Toronto Star. Here's Quebec. More than 30 Haitians who had recently walked across the border to file refugee claims in Canada were in the audience. She was trying to recruit workers for her company's pig farm, but first, she needed to describe where it was. The flood of migrants has put pressure on Canada's asylum system. Asylum seekers are arrested by RCMP officers after crossing the border from New York into Hemmingford, Que. ( As reported in the news.