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Minister: Asylum Seekers and Immigration

minister: Ontario immigration minister Lisa Macleod demanded an apology after federal Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen said the province was promoting fear around asylum seekers, according to Toronto Star. Chris Young / THE CANADIAN PRESS FILE PHOTO Federal, provincial and territorial ministers were meeting in Winnipeg to discuss immigration issues when Hussen was asked about Ontario Premier Doug Ford demanding that federal government pay millions to provide supports for asylum seekers. Maybe the minister should sit down and have a nice cup of tea, calm down a little bit and maybe phone me and apologize for calling me un Canadian, Lisa Mac Leod said Friday. Ford has said the federal government is ushering people across the border and asylum seekers, whom he calls illegal border crossers, have caused a housing crisis in Ontario. Article Continued Below It's divisive. Hussen said the new premier's messaging is irresponsible. ( As reported in the news.