Porter: Painful stories shed light on downside of ‘Canadian experience’

Catherine Porter Apr 26 2011 When Judy Cong immigrated to Canada a decade ago, she promised her parents she’d sponsor them soon. She was an electronic engineer with 11 year’s experience at a Chinese steel company. She figured she’d find… Continue Reading

Welfare reform creeps at snail’s pace

Laurie Monsebraaten Nov 30 2009 Bronwen Sims calls it Ontario’s “work disincentive program.” The 35-year-old woman, who suffers from bipolar disorder and fibromyalgia, has been living in poverty on Ontario’s disability support program for the past 10 years while doctors… Continue Reading