Jason T. Kenney, PC, MP (born May 30, 1968) is Canada's current Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism. He has represented the riding of Calgary Southeast in the Canadian House of Commons since 1997. Initially elected as a candidate of the Reform Party of Canada, Kenney was re-elected as a Canadian Alliance candidate in 2000, and has since been re-elected four times as the candidate of the Conservative Party of Canada. Following the Conservative victory in the 2006 general election, Kenney was appointed Parliamentary Secretary for the Prime Minister of Canada. On January 4, 2007, he was sworn in as the Secretary of State for Multiculturalism and Canadian Identity, and as a Privy Councillor. Kenney has held the post of Minister for Citizenship, Immigration and ...
Major changes to the immigration system could include erasing a massive backlog of applications, the minister in charge said Wednesday.
Immigration Minister Jason Kenney said all options are on the table when it comes to modernizing the process of bringing in would-be immigrants.
"We must have transformational change to move to an immigration program that works for Canada and for newcomers," he said in a speech to the Economic Club of Canada.
He said the changes which will roll out over the course of 2012, will include one to give the provinces the ability to cherry-pick the immigrants they ...
Independent Jewish Voices (IJV) Canada is demanding that Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Jason Kenney apologize and retract his defamatory statement in which he condemned Israeli Apartheid Week (IAW) and its organizers as anti-Semitic.
IJV Canada is a proud sponsor of IAW. Does the Minister believe IJV Canada is also anti-Semitic?
The planning of local IAW events involves Jewish organizers (including IJV members), underscoring the absurdity of Kenney's implication that the week-long education event is anti-Semitic. And ironically, his claim that IAW "disregards the ...
The federal government plans to create a global job bank to bring in more skilled foreign workers, while using a new technique to end the “bizarre” situation where low-skilled temporary foreign workers are hired in Canadian communities with double-digit unemployment, Immigration Minister Jason Kenney said Friday.
The job bank idea, modelled after New Zealand’s immigration system, is a major departure that will take legislation and at least two years to implement, according to Mr. Kenney.
Every application from a prospective skilled foreign worker will go into an online ...
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Révoquer la citoyenneté canadienne des terroristes
Je suis d’accord que les terroristes condamnés doivent être dépouillés de leur citoyenneté canadienne. Toute personne qui commet un acte terroriste au Canada ou à l’étranger a clairement renoncé à sa citoyenneté canadienne en rejetant les valeurs canadiennes et la fidélité à notre pays.
Le Canada devrait suivre l’exemple de presque toutes les autres démocraties occidentales, [...]
Minister Kenney Calls on Opposition to Support the Faster Removal of Foreign Criminals Act
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NEWS RELEASE – Minister Kenney Calls on Opposition to Support the Faster Removal of Foreign Criminals Act
Ottawa, January 29, 2013 – The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism, today called on NDP and Liberal Members of Parliament to support the Faster [...]
Minister Kenney issues statement to congratulate Catholic Canadians on the election of Pope Francis
Ottawa – The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism, issued the following statement on the election of His Holiness Pope Francis:
“I would like to congratulate all Catholic Canadians on the election of Jorge Mario Cardinal Bergoglio as His Holiness Pope Francis and give him, and all those under his pastoral care, my best wishes [...]
Stripping Canadian Citizenship from Terrorists
I agree that convicted terrorists should be stripped of their Canadian citizenship. Anyone who commits terrorist acts in Canada or abroad has clearly renounced their Canadian citizenship by rejecting Canadian values and the loyalty to our country that citizenship requires.
Canada should follow the example of almost every other Western democracy, including Australia and the United [...]