Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Parliament Audio 1:55 PM ET

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Parliament Audio 1:55 PM ET

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Parliament Audio 1:55 PM ET

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P08 - (Asylum-Seeker-Compensation) OTTAWA. x-19s. The federal government is providing millions of dollars to three provinces to help pay for some of the costs they have borne as a result of the influx of asylum seekers illegally crossing the Canada-U-S border. Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen suggests more money will likely be coming to help address some of the immediate housing needs in those provinces. ("..housing costs.") (SOURCE:The Canadian Press)

TAG: The provinces have asked for much more, with Quebec seeking 146-million dollars and the city of Toronto alone saying it needs 64-million dollars to recover asylum seeker costs. Hussen says compensation negotiations with the three provinces are continuing.

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