In a statement posted to his Facebook page, Philippe Couillard said it was "sad that these very vulnerable people are being convinced that being admitted to Canada and here in Quebec as a refugee would be simple, even automatic. It's not."
SHERBROOKE, Que. – Would-be asylum-seekers need to understand it isn’t easy to get refugee status in Canada, Quebec’s premier said Saturday. Philippe Couillard said it’s important that anyone who is considering joining the surge of people who have been crossing the United States border into Canada in recent weeks know what they’re facing. “We can’t […]
"We can't take people's hope away," the Quebec premier said Saturday, "but people must be presented with a real picture of the situation."
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