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Medical inadmissibility and the movement toward inclusivity

Tuesday, May 08, 2018 @ 8:55 AM | By Alexandra Cole

The subject of Canada’s medical inadmissibility provisions has been a hot topic on the government’s radar in recent years. The focus has been on s. 38(1)(c) of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (IRPA), which provides a foreign national is inadmissible to Canada on health grounds if their health condition might reasonably be expected to cause excessive demand on health or social services. The effect is to exclude foreign nationals from entering or remaining in Canada, if they are found by Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC)...