Canada Syrian Refugees

Minister Takes Back Comment About Refugees Using Food Banks

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

Food banks from Halifax to B.C. have reported serving hundreds of Syrians.

Althia Raj

Liberal Whip Says He Has 'Very Good Sense' Of Divisive Bill's Fate | Althia Raj | Posted 05.17.2016 | Canada Politics

Andrew Leslie says he's held about 1,000 sit-downs with MPs in the past six months, many related to bill C-14.

Just Watch Syrian Newcomer Light Up When He Connects With His Teacher

The Huffington Post Canada | Mohamed Omar | Posted 04.28.2016 | Canada

Learning a new language is hard. But also amazing.

Small Quebec Town Eager For Syrian Refugee Family's Arrival

CP | Giuseppe Valiante, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.27.2016 | Canada

"People in the community are by and large very happy and excited we are doing this."

Small Town Hospitality Soothes Rough Start For Syrian Family

CP | Michael Tutton, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.18.2016 | Canada Impact

"Without this help ... I probably would have made the decision to go back to Jordan."

Syrian Refugees Open Up To Minister About Their Struggles

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.15.2016 | Canada Politics

Over two dozen Syrians were in Ottawa Thursday to get a tour, thanks to their MP.

24 Questions You Should Ask Your Parents, While You Can

Amy Gibson | Posted 04.11.2016 | Canada Parents
Amy Gibson

As weeks, months and years fly by, we are all missing opportunities to talk about real things -- important things -- with our parents. There are things that only they can answer or explain. Sadly, the reality is that when they pass, many of those answers, explanations and stories will go with them. So why are we wasting time? Why don't we ask them the questions that would explain events that shaped them, decisions they made and important lessons they learned? Questions that would yield new insights, understanding and compassion... for people we think we know so well?

Phone Extortion Scams Are Targeting Refugees, Officials Warn

The Huffington Post Canada | Jessica Chin | Posted 04.06.2016 | Canada

Hang up if you receive any threats.

Syrian Refugee Children Delighted By How 'Soft' Snow Is

The Huffington Post Canada | Zi-Ann Lum | Posted 04.05.2016 | Canada Parents

"This was the first time any of them had really seen snow."

Halifax School Strained By Influx Of Syrian Refugees

CP National News | Michael Tutton | Posted 04.03.2016 | Canada

"It can't be absorbed within existing budgets. We need help."

Syrians Head Online To Find Canadian Sponsors

CP | Stephanie Levitz, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.04.2016 | Canada

"We are a regular family, just like so many of yours. Except we are trying to escape, to save our lives, from a war."

3 Ways Politics Touched Us This Week

CP | Heather Scoffield, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.02.2016 | Canada Politics

Nuke talk, burning houses, and driverless cars

McCallum's Office Backtracks On Syrian Refugee Pledge

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.31.2016 | Canada Politics

Private groups were caught off guard after the government scaled back efforts to resettle Syrians.

Canada Makes New Promises To Refugees

CP | Stephanie Levitz, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.30.2016 | Canada Politics

The UN is hoping to find over 400,000 more resettlement spots for Syrians by 2018.

Syrian Refugees In Canada Face Ongoing Health Challenges: Study

CP | Stephanie Levitz, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.28.2016 | Canada Politics

"As Syrians integrate into Canada, meeting their longer-term, health-care needs will call for a seamless network of health-care providers, supported by community partners."

Syrian Refugee 'Dove Right In' To Help During Storm

The Huffington Post Canada | Maham Abedi | Posted 03.26.2016 | Canada

"He's part of the community now."

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.

French Right-Wing Party Leader Blasts Canada's Immigration Policy

CP | Stephanie Marin, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.21.2016 | Canada Politics

Marine Le Pen says the federal Liberals' decisions on immigration, particularly its welcoming of Syrian refugees, are "erroneous."

The Syrian Refugee Crisis Told Through The Eyes Of An 8-Year-Old

CP | Khaled Kazziha And Vadim Ghirda, The Associated Press | Posted 03.16.2016 | Canada

The events in her life over the past 18 months have left her in little mood for fun.

Syrian Kids Waiting For New Homes, Schools Go To Play Groups

CP | Stephanie Levitz, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.12.2016 | Canada Politics

A surge in Syrian refugee arrivals overwhelmed settlement agencies in Ottawa.

Founding Emerson, Lake and Palmer Member Dead In Possible Suicide

CP | Robert Jablon, The Associated Press | Posted 03.12.2016 | Canada Living

Keith Emerson could have died anywhere between Thursday evening and Friday morning.

Edmonton Dentist Donates His Services To Syrian Refugees

The Huffington Post Alberta | Sarah Rieger | Posted 03.07.2016 | Canada Alberta

And he's urging other dentists to do the same.

Tima Kurdi Takes Little Comfort In Conviction Of Smugglers

CP | Geordon Omand, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.07.2016 | Canada British Columbia

Alan Kurdi's aunt says she takes little comfort from the prison sentences two Syrian smugglers will serve in Turkey.

Syrian Refugee Girls Will Have A Very Canadian Summer

The Huffington Post Canada | Joshua Ostroff | Posted 03.12.2016 | Canada Parents

"They're excited to learn more about Canada and its traditions. And what more Canadian a tradition is there than summer camp?"

Couple Gives Dead Son's Prized Possession A Second Life

The Huffington Post Alberta | Sarah Rieger | Posted 03.01.2016 | Canada Alberta

"We were just grateful to pass on Bryce's item that was so cherished to us."