Remembrance Day in Canada: a time for Immigrants to be thankful too

Taking a minute of silence to remember our fallen soldiers who fought for our freedoms is an important ritual for Canadians and Canadian immigrants.

Without the sacrifices of these heroes, our life’s and those of our children may be very different today.  Canada remains a top immigration destination for an obvious reason: Canada is a free country where hard work is rewarded, fundamental freedoms are protected, and differences are celebrated.

We should thank our soldiers for the rights we, and Canadian immigrants, enjoy everyday. So a moment of silence is not too much to ask. Thank you.

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About Michael Niren

Michael is a graduate of Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto. He is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada, the Canadian Bar Association’s Citizenship and Immigration Section and the American Bar Association. He is frequently called upon to appear in the media to discuss Canadian and US immigration issues effecting North Americans. He has been interviewed by Canada AM, CTV, Canada News Net, the Globe and Mail and the Toronto Star and has given lectures on immigration topics overseas.

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