Canada Syria Refugees

Canada Giving UN $100M For Refugee Relief

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.26.2015 | Canada Politics

Liberals promised the spending during the election campaign.

Military Bases Prepare For Refugee Arrivals

CP | Alison Auld, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.25.2015 | Canada Politics

"We're ready to receive any Syrian refugees, if we're called on to do that."

Security Is 'Very Top' Priority In Refugee Plan: Goodale

CBC | James Fitz-Morris, CBC News | Posted 11.30.2015 | Canada Politics

Some 500 Canadian officials are being deployed to Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey to be Canada's eyes and ears on the ground as thousands of Syrian refugee...

Think Canada Is Doing Too Much For Syrian Refugees? This Map Begs To Differ

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 11.25.2015 | Canada British Columbia

A little perspective always helps.

Only Syrian Women, Kids, Families Will Be Accepted Into Canada

CBC | Rosemary Barton | Posted 11.24.2015 | Canada Politics

Unaccompanied men seeking asylum will not be part of the program due to security concerns, sources tell CBC News.

Tory MP 'Embarrassed And Sickened' By Trudeau

The Huffington Post Canada | Ryan Maloney | Posted 11.17.2015 | Canada Politics

Former cabinet minister Candice Bergen hopes the prime minister will change his mind on "fighting and on refugees."

Canada's Syrian Refugee Target Could Further Overburden Immigration

CBC | Posted 11.15.2015 | Canada Politics

"Something has to give."

Quebec's Resettlement Plan 'Chaotic,' Refugee Advocate Says

CBC | Posted 11.13.2015 | Canada Politics

Quebec's plan for resettling up to 5,400 Syrian refugees is "very chaotic" and needs to be better co-ordinated, says the head of a provincial coalition of 140 immigrant and refugee support groups.

Air Canada Says It Can Help Airlift Syrian Refugees

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.09.2015 | Canada Politics

The airline contacted the government immediately after the election, saying it has a window of opportunity before the Christmas rush to assist.

Ottawa Still Slow To Act On Syrian Refugee Crisis

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.16.2015 | Canada Politics

Almost one month after the Conservative government announced measures to accelerate the resettling of Syrian refugees in Canada, it still has not doubled the number of staff handling sponsorship applications.

WATCH: Tory Candidate Alleges Muslim Refugee 'Agenda'

The Huffington Post Canada | Ryan Maloney | Posted 09.23.2015 | Canada Politics

"That is something I certainly don't want to see happening in Canada."

Lebanon, Jordan Could Be Focus Of Canada's Response To Refugee Crisis

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.11.2015 | Canada Politics

The situation is especially dire in Lebanon, a country with strong ties to Canada thanks to a large diaspora population.

Groups Urge Government To Step Up Efforts On Refugee Crisis

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.04.2015 | Canada Politics

"This is a paltry figure relative to Canada's capacity to help and compared to the number already taken in by Germany and Sweden."

As Parents And Politicians, Leaders Mourn The Boy Who Washed Ashore

The Huffington Post Canada | Ryan Maloney | Posted 09.09.2015 | Canada Politics

"As a dad and a grandfather, it's just unbearable that we're doing nothing."

Is Canada Discriminating Against Syrian Muslims?

CP | Stephanie Levitz, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.17.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - "(The government is) being very discriminatory when it comes to whom they are bringing in, and very reticent when it comes to allowing Muslim...

UN Rep To Canada: Do More For Syrian Refugees

CP | Stephanie Levitz, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.07.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - A global call for help resettling more than 100,000 Syrian refugees over the next two years must be answered in part by Canada, the United Na...

Is Canada Failing In The Face Of A Humanitarian Crisis?

CBC | Posted 05.09.2014 | Canada Politics

The UN agency responsible for refugees is calling on Canada to increase the number of Syrian refugees it is willing to resettle because of the deepeni...

Canada To Resettle 1,300 Syrian Refugees

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.02.2013 | Canada Politics

EDMONTON - Canada plans to resettle up to 1,300 refugees from war-torn Syria by the end of next year, federal Immigration Minister Jason Kenney announ...

B.C. Couple's Efforts To Save Syrian Family Blocked

CBC | Posted 04.08.2013 | Canada British Columbia

A West Kelowna couple says their efforts to save a young Syria family by getting them into Canada on a one-year tourist visa are being blocked by immi...