Provinces of the Anglican Church of Canada are headed by a Metropolitan, elected from among the province's diocesan bishops. This bishop then becomes Archbishop of his or her diocese and Metropolitan of the Province. The current Metropolitan of the Province of Canada is the Most Rev. Percy D. Coffin, Archbishop of Western Newfoundland.
DO NOT CROSS," read a sign posted at the most famous — and most used — unofficial border crossing into Canada, the two-lane Roxham Road... But those who reach Canada other than through an official port of entry have been allowed to stay and pursue asylum cases that can take years to resolve.
While asylum seekers could previously file their claims at any legal port of entry in Canada, a 2004 pact between Washington and Ottawa required them to do so at the first country in which they arrive after leaving home... 5,500-mile US-Canada border, not only legal points of entry.
Toronto, Canada, Mar 24 (EFE).- Canada will from midnight Friday begin turning back migrants and asylum seekers who enter the country via unofficial crossings along the United States border... It also stipulates that both Canada and the US can turn away migrants from official border crossing points, but does not include unofficial points.
Workers remove warning signs at the irregular border at Roxham Road from New York into Canada on Friday, March 24, 2023, in Champlain, N.Y.The new asylum seeker agreement between Canada and the United States will not deter migrants from trying to cross into Canada outside official ports of entry, Quebec immigration advocacy groups say.
OTTAWA - PresidentBiden used his first trip to Canada as president Friday to reaffirm the close ties between the two nations, seeking to solidify a key relationship with America’s northern neighbor at a time when the world appears increasingly divided between democratic and authoritarian blocs.
Previously, the asylum-sharing deal only allowed Canada and the United States to push back migrants who made an asylum claim at a designated port of entry, such as a land border crossing or an airport ... More than 8,000 migrants made a claim for protection in Canada after crossing ...
The White House said in a factsheet that the updated STCA would be applied “to migrants who cross between the ports of entry” ... That meant that people already in the US could not make an asylum claim at an official port of entry into Canada, or vice versa, and allowed border authorities to uniformly turn people back at official land crossings.
The agreement maintains that the US and Canada are both safe countries for refugees and that refugees must apply for asylum in whichever country they arrive in first. Under that policy, Canada is able to turn away asylum seekers at official ports of entry along the US border without considering their petitions.
The union and employers are currently in talks to renew two collective agreements with more than 7,400 longshore workers and foremen at Canada’s West Coast ports ...ILWU Canada said in a statement that ...