Sarah and Yusra Mardini are Syrian refugees whose compelling stories are depicted in the 2022 Netflix film The Swimmers. Competitive swimmers as they grew up in
When the North American leaders of Canada, Mexico and the United States meet on January 10, the thorny issue of migration will undoubtedly be a hot topic of discussion. Let’s hope they go beyond discussing ways to strengthen border security, say Lloyd Axworthy, Mayu Brizuela de Avila and Elizabeth Ferris.
World Refugee & Migration Council Welcomes Government of Canada’s Efforts to Seize Assets of Sanctioned Oligarch to Assist Ukraine
The World Refugee & Migration Council welcomes and applauds the Government of Canada’s decision to launch proceedings to seize and pursue the forfeiture of US $26 million from Granite Capital Holdings Ltd., a company owned by Roman Abramovich — a Russian oligarch.
Canada Starts First Process to Seize and Pursue the Forfeiture of Assets of Sanctioned Russian Oligarch
The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today announced that Canada will seize and pursue the forfeiture of US $26 million from Granite Capital Holdings Ltd., a company owned by Roman Abramovich — a Russian oligarch sanctioned under the Special Economic Measures (Russia) Regulations.
Canadians Overwhelmingly Support Seizing the Canadian Assets of Corrupt Foreign Officials Who Are Violating Human Rights in Russia and Iran
A majority of Canadians support seizing the Canadian assets of foreign officials who are violating human rights, and using these assets to help victims, according to a new public opinion poll.
WRMC’s Lloyd Axworthy and Allan Rock write in The Globe and Mail that Canada must stop its arbitrary imprisonment of vulnerable migrants and refugee claimants.