Citizenship Guide: Immigration Response and Show Officials
citizenship guide: The immigration minister's response to the issue around removing the language about female genital mutilation being a very intolerable practice from the citizenship guide, his delay and his response, I would surmise, didn't go well within the prime minister's office, Rempel said, according to Vancouver Courier. I think probably he mishandled that so badly they're delaying any sort of output. Internal emails from the Immigration department dating back to 2016 show officials were hoping the launch of the new guide could coincide with Canada 150 celebrations and the 70th anniversary of the Citizenship Act events that took place over a year ago.article continues below Trending Stories Snowbirds air show part of entertainment lined up for Honda Celebration of Light Savethe Rio is officially a done deal Vancouver High on Life vloggers die in Shannon Falls tragedy'Mary is back' Davie Street's iconic Hamburger Mary's revived as 'sassy brunch cafe'But so far, no official guide has immigration critic Michelle Rempel says she believes bureaucrats were sent back to the drawing board after a draft copy of the revised guide, obtained last year by The Canadian Press, revealed the department had removed references to barbaric cultural practices, including female genital mutilation, as being against Canadian law references that were added by the Stephen Harper government in 2011. Rempel notes that public money has been spent on the ongoing work done to revise this document and that Canadians have a right to transparency on its contents. The emails show that departmental directors and communications staff working on the file consulted with a range of government departments seeking input with a sense of diligent urgency, in an effort to try to meet timelines for approvals and final rollout details of which were redacted from the documents. Indeed, the internal emails from 2016, obtained through access to information law, show bureaucrats were working on developing a full refresh of the official citizenship study guide, entitled Discover Canada. (www.immigrantscanada.com). As reported in the news.
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