OTTAWA — The Liberal government has unveiled how it aims to bring 25,000 Syrian refugees to Canada. Here is a by-the-numbers look at the plan:
5 — The number of phases for Canada's Syrian refugee plan which includes identification, processing, transportation, arrivals and integration.
6 — The number of years in the government's financial plan.
678 million — The estimated federal cost of the refugee program, not including help for provinces.
500 — The number of staff from all departments working on the Syrian refugee file overseas.
10,000 — The number of refugees expected to come to Canada by Dec. 31, 2015.
15,000 — The remaining refugees expected to come to Canada by February 2016.
10,000 — The number of privately-sponsored refugees.
15,000 — The number of government-sponsored refugees.
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