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Hamilton, Ont. chef facing deportation gets extension to stay in Canada, says attorney

Don Mitchell Global News January 27, 2023

A Hamilton-based chef who says he’s been repeatedly denied protected refugee status in Canada will not be deported this weekend as per an order from the federal government.

Attorney Joshua Makori told 900 CHML’s the Scott Radley show that his client John Mulwa has been allowed to stay in Canada for another 18 months on a temporary residence permit issued by Citizenship and Immigration Canada.

This school board just became the 1st in Canada to adopt a strategy to fight Islamophobia

CBC News · Posted: Jan 26, 2023

Six years ago, a school board west of Toronto was making headlines for all the wrong reasons.

Security had to be stepped up after racist outbursts at board meetings, a man was filmed tearing pages out of a Qur'an during discussions about religious accommodations, and Muslim students were told they would have to choose from sermons approved by the board for their Friday prayers.

Students, workers from Iran plead to speed up spousal work permits

Dilshad Burmanabout City News January 27, 2023

Editor’s note: The names of the participants in this story have been changed for their safety and that of their families in Iran.

For newlywed international student Sarah, her education and part-time job have taken a back seat as she grapples with the anxiety of a seemingly endless wait to see her husband again.