MAP: 'Safe' countries under tougher refugee criteria
Last Updated: Feb. 14, 2013
Canada has deemed several countries 'safe' for the purposes of dealing with refugee claims. The process has been fast-tracked for claimants from these countries, making it harder for them to get asylum.
A total of 27 countries were designated as such in December 2012, along with an additional eight in February 2013.
The countries on the list appear in the map below.