MARCH 31 2022-THE EFFORT TO BRING UKRAINIANS TO CANADA
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WILL CANADA ALLOW FOR VISA FREE TRAVEL TO CANADA FOR UKRAINIANS?

Libby Znaimer is joined by Peter Schturyn, President of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress Toronto Branch and Elise Herzig, Executive Director of JIAS Toronto.

Will Ottawa lift visa requirements for Ukrainians fleeing war at home and choosing to come to Canada? And, we’ve learned that as many as 60,000 Ukrainians have applied to come here under a special visitor visa program that would give them permission to work and study for three years.  Since January, as many as 12,000 Ukrainians have arrived through traditional immigration streams. And, we ask Elise about JIAS Toronto’s efforts so far to bring over those fleeing the war.

HOW DOES DOUG FORD’S PLAN TO TACKLE HIGH HOUSING COSTS MEASURE UP? 

Libby Znaimer is joined by Mike Schreiner, Leader of the Green Party of Ontario and Mike Moffatt, Senior Director of Policy Innovation at the Smart Prosperity Institute.

In the news: The Ford government is implementing a four-year plan to address the housing crisis. The legislation was tabled by Steve Clark, the Municipal Affairs and Housing minister. So, how does it measure up? Our panel weighs in.

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