Canada Syria Refugees

Canada's Not Done Helping Refugees, PM Tells UN Conference

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.19.2016 | Canada Politics

"Canada's engagement must not stop at resettlement."

Obama Acknowledge's Monsef's Story

The Huffington Post Canada | Ryan Maloney | Posted 09.22.2016 | Canada Politics

A "chamber of freedom" erupted in applause.

Liberal Ad Showing Woman In Head Scarf Elicited 'Negative' Reactions

CP | Stephanie Levitz, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.24.2016 | Canada Politics

The advertisement was about Canada's Syrian refugee resettlement plan.

Liberals' Refugee Program Comes In Under Budget

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.09.2016 | Canada Politics

But there are still some concerns.

Immigration Minister Makes Fun Of Himself, Sparks Ruckus

The Huffington Post Canada | Ryan Maloney | Posted 06.08.2016 | Canada Politics

"This is not a laughing matter."

Military May Again Help Bring Syrian Refugees To Canada: McCallum

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.04.2016 | Canada Politics

Additional staff will head overseas this month to speed the processing of applications.

Grocery Chain Commits To Hiring Syrian Refugees At Every Store

The Huffington Post Canada | Bria John | Posted 03.23.2016 | Canada Business

Not only is there a human case to giving back, but a business case as well, says Paramount Fine Foods CEO.

UN Refugee Chief Calls Canada A Model For World

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.21.2016 | Canada Politics

And he's hoping to see this country make a further commitment to Syrians.

5 Things To Watch For In Liberals' Immigration Plan

CP | Stephanie Levitz, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.07.2016 | Canada Politics

The plan is supposed to be tabled each November, but the one for 2016 was delayed by the election.

UN Secretary General Lauds Canada's Response To Refugee Crisis

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.12.2016 | Canada Politics

Ban Ki-moon met with 40 Syrian refugees during his visit to Parliament.

Tories Didn't Cherry-Pick Syrian Refugees: Ex-Minister

CP | Stephanie Levitz, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.02.2016 | Canada Politics

Chris Alexander is jumping to the defence of the last government.

Refugees To Be Housed At Military Bases In Coming Weeks

CP | Stephanie Levitz, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.08.2016 | Canada Politics

3 bases in Ontario and Quebec should be ready soon.

1st Airlift Of Refugees To Land In Toronto Thursday, Trudeau Says

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.10.2015 | Canada Politics

Immigration Minister John McCallum said the government has begun allocating millions of dollars in funding.

Canadian Winters Could Shock Newcomers, Say Former Refugees

CP | Jennifer Graham, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.06.2016 | Canada Living

Weather-related challenges will no doubt face many of the 25,000 Syrian refugees the federal government has committed to bring to Canada by early next year.

Canada Giving UN $100M For Refugee Relief

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.26.2016 | Canada Politics

Liberals promised the spending during the election campaign.

Military Bases Prepare For Refugee Arrivals

CP | Alison Auld, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.25.2016 | 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 11.25.2016 | 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 11.22.2016 | 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 11.15.2016 | Canada Politics

"Something has to give."

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

CBC | Posted 11.13.2016 | 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 10.16.2016 | 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."