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  1. Economist: PC's Hands Tied When It Comes To BudgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | 900 CHML AM

    The deficit is projected to be close to $1-billion, much of which can be traced to the previous NDP regime. University of Manitoba economics professor John McCallum tells 680 CJOB the Tories are largely dealing with after effects of the last government.

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  2. Economist: PC's Hands Tied When It Comes To BudgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | CKNW News Talk 980

    The deficit is projected to be close to $1-billion, much of which can be traced to the previous NDP regime. University of Manitoba economics professor John McCallum tells 680 CJOB the Tories are largely dealing with after effects of the last government.

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  3. I was bumped from speaking to the House. I need to say this: Migrant workers need better rightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 24 | The Globe and Mail

    ... I was fired. Under the previous government, as Liberal Immigration, Citizenship and Multiculturalism critic, John McCallum introduced a private members bill to have the agencies listed on the permits - tying migrant workers with to potentially ...

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  4. John Tory joins John McCallum to make an announcement at Toronto City HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 24 | GlobalNews

    Immigration Minister John McCallum answers a question during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Thursday, May 12, 2016.

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  5. Nostalgia: Day trip to CowalRead the original story

    Saturday May 21 | Buteman Today

    ... MacLeod; Nessie McCallum ( McMillan); Unknown; John Mcvey; Walter Hayden; Ann Harvey (Sheal); Ian Currie; John McCallum; Ann Garland; andArchie McDonald. Many thanks to Alastair for sharing his photo with us, and if you've got an image showing days ...

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  6. Syrian refugees using foodbanks because of 'cultural element'Read the original story

    Friday May 20 | Canadian Content

    ... some newly arrived Syrian refugees are using food banks can be partially explained by a "cultural element." John McCallum told a Senate committee studying the resettlement of more than 25,000 Syrians in Canada that he's not overly concerned by ...

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  7. Syrian refugees turn to food banks, immigration minister "not overly concerned"Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 18 | The Toronto Star

    John McCallum blamed a "cultural element" for the use of food banks, but critics say it's because government assistance isn't enough. Immigration Minister John McCallum has said that "a cultural element" may be at play for Syrian refugees who turn to food banks.

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  8. Refugee use of food banks could be 'cultural,' says John McCallumRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2015 | GlobalNews

    Canada's immigration minister drew a few raised eyebrows at a Senate committee meeting on Wednesday morning when he cited "a cultural element" as a possible explanation for Syrian refugees making use of food banks. John McCallum was appearing before the Senate Human Rights Committee to update senators on the progress of resettlement efforts for the tens of thousands of refugees who arrived over the last few months from war-torn Syria and the surrounding regions.

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  9. Holes in Canadian citizenship process could be leading to fraud: Auditor GeneralRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 3 | CKNW News Talk 980

    ... said. "We're not talking about here indications of necessarily very sophisticated fraud." Immigration minister John McCallum said that his department is reviewing the cases flagged by the Auditor General, and that it could lead to some citizenships ...

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  10. Canada government has trouble detecting citizenship fraud: watchdogRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 3 | The Peninsula

    ... it had been used over a seven-year period by at least 50 applicants, seven of whom were granted citizenship. John McCallum, the government minister in charge of the IRC, said the department was already boosting efforts to detect fraud and had ...

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  11. Canada's government has trouble detecting citizenship fraud: watchdogRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 3 | Reuters

    ... , noting it is nearly impossible for foreign governments to verify the backgrounds and identities of refugees. John McCallum, the government minister in charge of the IRC, was due to react to the report later on Tuesday.

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  12. New citizen takes stand against swearing allegiance to the QueenRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 2 | Prince George Citizen

    ... divisions and hereditary hierarchy in social privileges," Salim says in the letter, which he also sent to John McCallum, the Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship. "I highly regard that every child's birth is royal for every parent. It ...

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  13. The feminist 'Conservative' Party of Canada? No thanks.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2016 | American Thinker

    ... Ambrose, and that of #SecureBedroomSelfie infamy , recently penned an op-ed in a national newspaper accusing John McCallum, the immigration, refugees, and citizenship minister in the Liberal Party of sexism for his comment to her in the House of ...

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  14. Sutton, Que. Sponsoring A Syrian Refugee FamilyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2016 | Groong

    ... and a registered nurse has pledged to assist them with navigating the health-care system. John McCallum said hopefully 10,000 Syrians will come to Canada by the end of 2016 or early 2017. (Photo: CP) Lu added that a professional ...

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  15. School district, city ask feds to reverse cuts to immigration workersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2016 | Richmond News

    ... City of Richmond is lending its voice of support. In late February, board chair Debbie Tablotney wrote to Hon. John McCallum, the Minister of Immigration, Refugee and Citizenship Canada to note that the government had pulled back almost $200,000 in ...

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  16. John McCallum promises probe into immigration consultants' fees for Syrian refugeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2016 | CBC News

    Immigration Minister John McCallum says he has ordered a three-part investigation into the practice of immigration consultants charging Syrian refugees thousands of dollars to process applications and possibly violating federal rules on private sponsorship by asking them to pay resettlement costs that should be paid by their sponsors. "We are very concerned about this, and we want to explore all avenues as to possible wrongdoing," McCallum told Rosemarie Barton on CBC's Power & Politics Tuesday.

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  17. Video: Question period becomes heated over Syrian refugee spendingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2016 | Globe and Mail

    John McCallum says 87 per cent of Syrian refugees are out of hotels and in permanent housing. The immigration minister was responding to questions in the House of Commons over the cost of the refugee program John McCallum says 87 per cent of Syrian refugees are out of hotels and in permanent housing.

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  18. Rare footage of 1940s Top End croc hunters in unearthed filmRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2016 | ABC News

    ... director later went on to produce films with actor Chips Rafferty and in 1966 formed a production company with John McCallum to produce the now legendary children's show Skippy The Bush Kangaroo. Later this month, the NFSA will release other gems ...

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    Apr 9, 2016 | Canada.com

    Canada's immigration minister wants to make a federal program that fast-tracks permanent residency for skilled workers the top choice for businesses seeking employees from overseas. John McCallum told a group of immigration lawyers in Vancouver that he wants to hear their input as the government continues a review of its express entry program.

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  20. Federal Liberal cabinet minister, John McCallum, snubs Manitoba Liberals during election campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2016 | CBC News

    ... even seems to have gotten used to playing shinny in -40 C. The political snub came from Immigration Minister John McCallum while he was in Winnipeg for the day to announce a new fund to help settle Syrian refugees. McCallum said he will not help his ...

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