A Wayward Word's Worth

November 10, 2009

New visa requirements damaging Canada’s reputation, student says

Filed under: Uncategorized — kylelawrence @ 3:52 am

FREDERICTON – A St. Thomas student says new visa requirements could ruin the notion that Canada is one of the most welcoming nations in the world.

New requirements demand that travellers from Mexico and the Czech Republic obtain a visa before entering Canada. The announcement, made last week, prompted hundreds of Mexicans to line up outside the Canadian embassy to obtain the paperwork.

Raul Dominguez, a recent St. Thomas graduate who is finishing his thesis in Fredericton this summer, said the new requirements will have much deeper effects.




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