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Harper urged to rethink immigration funding cuts

posted Jan 29, 2011, 5:04 PM by Milorad Borota   [ updated Jan 29, 2011, 5:07 PM ]
Updated: Thu Jan. 27 2011 3:43:00 PM
The Canadian Press
TORONTO — Federal cuts to immigration settlement agencies will hit the Greater Toronto Area especially hard, Toronto-area MPs said Thursday. The cuts will disproportionately affect Toronto, where the unemployment rate for new immigrants rose from 13 per cent to 20 per cent over the past year, said Liberal MP Gerard Kennedy.

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