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Canada: Border-Control System and People

canada: The fact is that Canada has a strict and efficient immigration and border-control system one that ensures both compassion for people seeking refuge and protects the safety of Canadians, according to Toronto Star. Ahmed Hussen poses in front of a mural that is painted on the side of his Regent Park apartment building in 2004. It is time for the misleading, divisive, and dangerous political rhetoric to end, and to set the record straight. Hussen was a political activist who now worked in the premier's office and was named one of 11 people to watch in 2004. Governments around the world are facing significant challenges in dealing with a dramatic global increase in refugees, and Canada is not immune to this challenge. 2017 was a record year, with more than 68 million people displaced globally. Rick Madonik / TORONTO STAR The Conservative charge that the recent flow of asylum seekers into Canada began after a tweet by the prime minister is not only false, it's ridiculous. ( As reported in the news.