Imigration Minister: Jason Kenney: Allow Nigerian exchange student to finish studies here in Canada
  • Petitioned Vic Toews

This petition was delivered to:

Canadian Minister of Public Safety
Vic Toews
Canadian Federal Citizenship and Immigration
Minister Jason Kenney

Imigration Minister: Jason Kenney: Allow Nigerian exchange student to finish studies here in Canada

    1. Petition by

      Regina Immigration and Social Justicce

      Regina, Canada

Don't let two students become scapegoats for Federal government 'Power Trip'

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    1. JUICY teasers.....

      Please keep your eyes and ear peeled folks. A little 'birdy' has told me that some new jaw-dropping FACTS regarding this case are about to be made public.

      The media should go crazy for this

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      For all of our faithful followers from ALL OVER THE WORLD,

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      THANK YOU!!!

    3. Reached 250 signatures
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    5. Reached 10 signatures

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    • Anita Kanitz STUTTGART, GERMANY
      • 8 months ago

      Life on the planet is born of woman.

      • Today's women

      Born yesterday

      Dealing with tomorrow

      Not yet where we're going

      But not still where we were.

      • Women have been the truly active people in all cultures, without whom human society would long ago have perished, though our activity has most often been on the behalf of men and children.

      • I am a feminist because I feel endangered, psychically and physically, by this society and because I believe that the women's movement is saying that we have come to an edge of history when men - insofar as they are embodiments of the patriarchal idea - have become dangerous to children and other living things, themselves included.

      • The most notable fact our culture imprints on women is the sense of our limits. The most important thing one woman can do for another is to illuminate and expand her sense of actual possibilities.

      • But to be a female human being trying to fulfill traditional female functions in a traditional way is in direct conflict with the subversive function of the imagination.

      • Until we know the assumptions in which we are drenched, we cannot know ourselves.

      • When a woman tells the truth she is creating the possibility for more truth around her.

      • Lying is done with words and also with silence.

      • False history gets made all day, any day,

      the truth of the new is never on the news

      • If you are trying to transform a brutalized society into one where people can live in dignity and hope, you begin with the empowering of the most powerless. You build from the ground up.

      • There must be those among whom we can sit down and weep and still be counted as warriors.

      (Adrienne Rich)

      Patriarchy is the homeland of males; it is Father Land; and men are its agents.

      The fact is that we live in a profoundly anti-female society, a misogynistic "civilization" in which men collectively victimize women, attacking us as personifications of their own paranoid fears, as The Enemy. Within this society it is men who rape, who sap women's energy, who deny women economic and political power.

      Males do indeed deeply identify with "unwanted fetal tissue," for they sense as their own condition the role of controller, possessor, inhabitor of women. Draining female energy, they feel "fetal." Since this perpetual fetal state is fatal to the Self of the eternal mother (Hostess), males fear women's recognition of this real condition, which would render them infinitely "unwanted." For this attraction/need of males for female energy, seen for what it is, is necrophilia -- not in the sense of love for actual corpses, but of love for those victimized into a state of living death.

      Courage is like -- it's a habitus, a habit, a virtue: you get it by courageous acts. It's like you learn to swim by swimming. You learn courage by couraging.

      (Mary Daly)

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    • Jay Scott TORONTO, CANADA
      • 11 months ago

      I find it shameful that our country is attempting to ruin the lives of two bright young women from another country which thinks so highly of them that they arrived with scholarships (thus also enriching the Canadian economy!). This draconian punishment for an apparently confusing minor infraction that harmed no one, and in which the policy is currently under review, is totally wrong. It shows that our government officials, at all levels, have a lot to learn about their job, the world and our privileged place as Canadians in one that is overwhelmingly not so fortunate as ours. I absolutely resent the fact that my tax dollars and country’s reputation are being used by government employees in such a punitive and mean-spirited excess of bureaucratic zeal that has the power to destroy the hopes and futures of two young people who are not afraid to work hard for their dreams.

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    • Kyle Frisken SASKATOON, CANADA
      • over 1 year ago

      No human being is illegal.

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    • Rachel Clare SASKATOON, CANADA
      • over 1 year ago

      The students did not knowingly break the law, and they have already experienced punishment (being trapped in a church for months and months)

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    • Leora Harlingten NORTH BATTLEFORD, CANADA
      • over 1 year ago

      Social justice

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