Canada bias

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The Canadian refugee board accepted 85.2% of Sri Lankans claiming refugee status in Canada during the first six months of 2010 — a rate that is on the high end among countries, CBC news said.

An analysis by CBC News of numbers released by the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada showed 345 Sri Lankan claims were accepted in six months, while 50 were rejected. Another 705 claims from that period are waiting to be processed.
 

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  • Above the crowd Thursday, 30 September 2010 04:01 PM

    Just the two words SINHALA ONLY Destroyed the country.
    Selfish politicians used the slogan to come in to power..
    Look at Singapore,They did not make issues out of Race, Religion and the language after they got Independence.

    rosh Thursday, 30 September 2010 04:39 PM

    Take them all, N I know your country has lots of unused lands. Giv a place for them also to setup their utopia, and both India n Sri Lanka can exist in peace n harmony

    Babukka Friday, 01 October 2010 07:16 AM

    The battle for the next Eelam war will be started very soon this time in Canada!

    UPFA Thursday, 30 September 2010 06:34 PM

    always thought of this as God's country.

    kumar Thursday, 30 September 2010 08:35 PM

    Wish Canada also the same, while you are at it!

    demon Friday, 01 October 2010 03:01 AM

    Suba anagathayakata Canada bala...

    Defender Friday, 01 October 2010 03:57 AM

    Canada still seems to have not understood that feeding to snakes is dangerous since they bite the feeders themselves after some day.
    This happened to India also.

    super star Friday, 01 October 2010 04:07 AM

    its good that someone is giving a helping hand for these refugees. Canada god bless.

    spark Thursday, 30 September 2010 12:54 PM

    Once upon a time, Sri Lanka bloomed when Jaffna tamils held responsible posts. The Govt. admin posts were talk of the world while we had world class doctors, engineers and accountants. Today we shamelessly have to call upon all foreigners even to build an overhead bridge across Dehiwela or fight a dengue menace. The migration of this class has benefitted other nations.

    Royalist Thursday, 30 September 2010 02:08 PM

    How true...

    pd Thursday, 30 September 2010 02:22 PM

    spark jaffna tamils held good possitions until LTTE ruined it starting fm killing jaffna mayor alfred duraippa. whtr canada benifitted byall i hv my doubts with scarbourough being drug /crime infested & tamils being voted most depressed community in canada 2002. world class tamil doctors are still there in SL doing a good job.

    Lionel Friday, 01 October 2010 05:00 AM

    Thanks a lot ,very soon Sinhalese will have to go as refugees in fear of Dictatorship in the country.

    RF Friday, 01 October 2010 10:49 AM

    Please go for 100% soon.....

    Cotton Hall Thursday, 30 September 2010 02:45 PM

    Thanks Canada for helping these men and women to better their future. I wish them all a "Suba Anagatayake".

    Ranjith Thursday, 30 September 2010 03:08 PM

    While there is some truth in your comment, a flawed race, class bias is clearly visible. You say that "Sri Lanka bloomed when Jaffna tamils held responsible posts"! What about 'non-Jaffna Tamils" holding responsible posts? What about Muslims holding responsible posts? The reality is thousands of qualified professionals leave the country whenever they get a chance whether they are Tamils, Muslims or Sinhalese. The reason for calling upon foreigners for construction work is not due lack of "Jaffna Tamil professionals". This has much broader, complex reasons - one being the conditions of donor countries themselves!


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