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Friday FTW: Toronto to be Canada’s first “Sanctuary City”

Catherine McIntyre

Sanctuary! The Toronto City council passed Access Without Fear yesterday, a motion that gives basic rights to people without full immigration status. This makes Toronto the first sanctuary city in Canada, joining 31 American cities that have laws protecting non-documented immigrants. The motion affects about 400,000 migrant people living in Toronto who can’t depend on […] More »