The Toronto Sun reports that the Canadian government is halting immigration for the time being in the midst of Wuhan virus outbreak.
According to a federal government official, the immigration program is on hold while travel restrictions stay in place.
The Trudeau government has already set targets of 341,000 permanent residents in 2020 followed by hikes of 351,000 in 2021 and 361,000 in 2022.
“Currently, only Canadian citizens, permanent residents and their immediate family are allowed to board flights to Canada or to enter through the Canada-US border,” said Kevin Lemkay, the press secretary for Immigration Minister Marco Mendicino.
“Despite the current travel restrictions, IRCC continues to accept and process applications,” Lemkay stated.
During this period of travel restriction, the department announced that no application currently in progress will be closed or rejected due to a lack of documentation. Those applications will stay open even if normal timelines for submitting biometrics or a medical exam are not fulfilled.
More than one million Canadians have applied for employment insurance in the last two weeks. The government is expecting about 4 million people applying for emergency benefits in the weeks to come. According to a report from the Parliamentary Budget Officer, Canadian unemployment could reach 15 percent this year, triple what it was before the crisis started.
If Canada wants to maintain social cohesion and serve its citizens adequately, it would put a lid on immigration.
Meanwhile, it’s giving living lessons on immigration to America — which is still importing 85,000 H-1B graduate gig workers during this crisis— on migration restriction.
A truly bizarre scenario.
Hack Economist Paul Krugman Celebrates the Death of Elderly White People
On June 30, 2020, economist Paul Krugman expressed his desire for the death of White Americans.
He tweeted, “Reality is coming for white supremacists driving golf carts” in reference to an article from Bloomberg News that highlighted how the Wuhan virus pandemic is particularly deadly and disproportionately impacting older segments of the American population.
According to Bloomberg, “record numbers of Floridians 75 and older are testing positive for Covid-19,” according to a June 29 report.
The report added:
Florida hasn’t seen a departure from its relatively low rate of Covid-19 deaths, but it can take weeks from onset of symptoms to death, and the surge in infections is recent.
The new positivity rate — which measures the proportion of people testing positive for the first time compared to the day’s overall testing — started climbing significantly about two weeks ago.
Common sense measures such as quarantining and isolating the elderly population make sense in these circumstances. But total lockdowns are an overreach.
To the point of Krugman race-baiting, this is not a surprise given his status as a mainstream economist.
Political correctness is his M.O., from pushing central banking to perpetuating destructive identity politics.
The Right will need to assert itself against this mob and keep them from gaining power.
More importantly, they must implement policies such as defunding public education at all levels to prevent these people from further consolidating power.
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