Refugees Canada

Minister Announces $30,000 For Town Seeing Influx Of Border-Crossers

CP | Steve Lambert, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.05.2017 | Canada Politics

"The support and communication has been almost overwhelming in a way.''

Maham Abedi

Refugees Rely On Welfare, Odd Jobs To Repay Debt To Federal Gov't

HuffingtonPost.com | Maham Abedi | Posted 03.02.2017 | Canada Politics

Some owe the government thousands of dollars in transportation costs.

Another Canadian Province Sees Spike In Refugee Claimants At U.S. Border

CP | Kevin Bissett, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.21.2017 | Canada

The number of refugee claimants at the border are growing.

What Happened At The U.S.-Canada Border Before This Photo Was Taken

The Huffington Post Canada | Emma Paling | Posted 02.21.2017 | Canada

One man made a break for Canada right in front of U.S. border patrol.

Spontaneous Skating Lesson Is Why Canada Is 'Ridiculous And Wonderful'

The Huffington Post Canada | Andree Lau | Posted 02.17.2017 | Canada

Strangers showed two newcomers "a small slice of what it is to be Canadian."

4 Refugee Claimants Arrested On Quebec-New York Border

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.18.2017 | Canada

Four were arrested on Thursday.

More Refugees Are Fleeing U.S. By Foot To Manitoba

The Huffington Post Canada | Michelle Butterfield | Posted 02.07.2017 | Canada

They're travelling long distances, through the cold and snow, to get to Canada.

Zi-Ann Lum

Canada Limits New Private Sponsorships Of Syrian Refugees

HuffingtonPost.com | Zi-Ann Lum | Posted 01.13.2017 | Canada Politics

But the federal government says applications already in its system will be processed.

Discrimination Against Immigrants Is Nothing New In Canada: Trudeau

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.15.2016 | Canada Politics

He compared the current discrimination against Muslims to what Italians and Greeks faced in the 1950s.

Tory Efforts With Yazidi 'Genocide' Were Minimal: Audit

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.18.2016 | Canada Politics

Yazidis were never highlighted by the Conservatives as a group that should be prioritized for resettlement.

Refugee Response Exposes Overreliance On Voluntary Sector

Shawn Pegg | Posted 07.12.2016 | Canada Politics
Shawn Pegg

As Canadians have been doing for more than three decades, refugees from Syria and many other countries turn to our nation's food banks, because government supports for the most vulnerable don't even provide enough money to cover the most basic necessities.

Americans Take Notes On Canada's Syrian Refugee Response

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.11.2016 | Canada Politics

"The response has been extremely overwhelming."

Joshua Ostroff

This Doctor Speaks 7 Languages. And He's A Canadian Refugee.

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Ostroff | Posted 06.24.2016 | Canada Living

"I'm here. I don't know anybody. I don't know where to go. But I'm coming to seek safety."

Every Week, 1 Syrian Refugee Discloses Domestic Abuse: Agency

CP | Stephanie Levitz, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.19.2016 | Canada Living

"It is prevalent within all refugee and newcomer populations."

Documents Show How Tories Cherry-Picked Refugee Files

CP | Stephanie Levitz, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.27.2017 | Canada Politics

Here's why the Harper government's approach was so controversial.

Viral Facebook Post About Refugees Debunked

CBC | Susana Mas, CBC News | Posted 01.07.2017 | Canada Politics

A widely circulated post on social media alleging Syrian refugees receive more money for food than Canadians on welfare is not true, say federal and p...

Zi-Ann Lum

P.E.I. Group Raises $25,000 For Syrian Refugees In Just A Month

HuffingtonPost.com | Zi-Ann Lum | Posted 01.05.2016 | Canada Living

"A little bit can go a long way."

11 Great Things Canadians Have Done So Far For Syrian Refugees

The Huffington Post Canada | Zi-Ann Lum | Posted 01.25.2016 | Canada Impact

"Everyone’s been really excited to make things happen."

Syrian Refugee Crisis Named Canadian News Story Of Year

CP | Stephanie Levitz, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.22.2016 | Canada Politics

A little boy's death brought the conflict home.

Refugees, In A Word

Vernon White | Posted 12.18.2016 | Canada Politics
Vernon White

The appropriate clearances in the source countries by international and our own government officials and a continued vigilance throughout the process of identifying refugees to become our next residents is important to ensure success and assure our residents. Because of the systems in place and the prioritization of specific groups within the pool, the risk of a terrorist coming into this country is very low. It may be different in some European countries where hundreds of thousands are streaming into the country, often meaning that the level of screening presently done for our country is unlikely to occur.

Video Captures Tearful Moment A Refugee Family Reunites In Canada

The Huffington Post Canada | Zi-Ann Lum | Posted 12.11.2015 | Canada British Columbia

"It’s been a long time since I’ve expressed any feelings of happiness."

Wind Mobile Offers Free Phones, Wireless Service To Refugees

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 12.03.2015 | Canada Business

Canada's fourth wireless carrier, Wind Mobile, is planning to give refugees free cellphones and wireless service, and it's calling on Canadians to don...

Refugees Will Boost Economy In Canada's Have-Not Regions: Experts

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 11.30.2015 | Canada Business

The recent news that settling 25,000 Syrian refugees in Canada will cost $1.2 billion over the next six years has some questioning whether the governm...

Canada's Syrian Refugee Plan Not Abandoning Single Men: Official

CP | Colin Perkel | Posted 11.26.2016 | Canada Politics

"This is truly an incredible mobilization."

These Canadian Businesses Are Going Above And Beyond To Help Refugees

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 11.25.2015 | Canada Business

From air travel to apartments.