Somali Refugees

Canada Can and Must Do Better for the World's Most Vulnerable

Ahmed Hussen | Posted 09.14.2015 | Canada Politics
Ahmed Hussen

Having spent the first part of my life living in Somalia, Canada was a beacon of light. I came to Canada in 1993 as a refugee, and was welcomed with open arms. Coming to Canada was not just an opportunity to feel safe -- it quickly became home. Sadly, our nation has lost its way. What motivates me to run in this election is a reflection of my journey from being a refugee living in social housing, to becoming a lawyer, and advocating on behalf of all Canadians. The Canada I knew in the 1990s was one that welcomed refugees and new immigrants openly, striving to ensure equal opportunities for all.

Somalia Famine Refugees Can't Break Their Ramadan Fast

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.01.2011 | Canada

MOGADISHU, Somalia - Muslims around the world mark sundown during the holy month of Ramadan with extravagant dinners to break their daily fasts. That ...