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Jim Vibert: Asylum Issue and Blanket Condemnation

jim vibert: The politically motivated cheapshots that dominated recent coverage of Ottawa's handling of the cross-border asylum issue were also inexcusably divisive and deserved stronger criticism from the press than they got, according to The Chronicle Herald. However, I take exception to your blanket condemnation of Quebec MP Maxime Bernier's recent comments on the diversity file. Your Aug. 15 editorial as well as Jim Vibert's column express valid concerns about objectionable comments from some politicians about different Canadians. He had raised some important points which deserve nuanced, respectful debate, not contemptuous dismissal. I learn from you. Sure, immigration, tolerance, and diversity are fundamental to Canada's success, but you missed an equally important fourth bit integration. ( As reported in the news.