Canada Syrian Refugees

Syrian Refugee From N.S. Turned Away At U.S. Border After Visa Mix-Up

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 01.23.2017 | Canada

He had planned to meet with the governor of Vermont.

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.

Some Syrian Refugees Lose Government Aid After A Year. What's Next?

The Huffington Post Canada | Zi-Ann Lum | Posted 01.10.2017 | Canada

"I will try and try. If I don’t find, I will work with anything."

Canada Is At Its Best In Difficult Times, Trudeau Says

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.24.2016 | Canada Politics

The prime minister urged Canadians to give back during the holidays.

Zi-Ann Lum

'Pay It Forward': Canada Resettles Nearly 39,000 Syrian Refugees

HuffingtonPost.com | Zi-Ann Lum | Posted 12.24.2016 | Canada

It takes a community to help a Syrian family settle in for their first Canadian winter.

Syrian Refugees Celebrate One Year In Canada

CP | Morgan Lowrie | Posted 12.12.2016 | Canada Politics

"At a time when many countries closed their doors to refugees, we in Canada said 'come on in, you're welcome.'"

'Adorable' Syrian Refugee Children's Choir Charms Trudeau

The Huffington Post Canada | Zi-Ann Lum | Posted 12.09.2016 | Canada

What a happy moment.

See Fidel Castro's Rare Public Appearance For His 90th Birthday

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 11.26.2016 | Canada Politics

He was an elusive figure in the last decade.

Barb From 'Stranger Things' Shares Her Struggle With Self-Harm

The Huffington Post Canada | Isabelle Khoo | Posted 11.09.2016 | Canada Parents

"Recovery is possible."

A Look At The Issues Facing Canada If Trump Or Clinton Win

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.07.2016 | Canada Politics

Canada's neighbour elects a new president Tuesday.

Abandoned By Their Sponsors, Syrian Refugees Turn To Community Groups

CP | Giuseppe Valiante, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.07.2016 | Canada

Privately sponsored refugees were not meant to be in this situation.

Teens Give Hilariously Honest Reviews Of '90s Boy Bands

The Huffington Post Canada | Isabelle Khoo | Posted 10.24.2016 | Canada Parents

"My mom was all over this."

U.S. Latest Country Trying To Emulate Canada's Refugee Program

CP | Alexander Panetta, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.10.2016 | Canada Politics

Canada's private sponsorship program has gained international attention.

Syrian Refugee Family 'Proud' To Have PM Boast Their Success Story

CP | Kevin Bissett, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.21.2016 | Canada Politics

The Syrian refugees are now running a booming chocolate business in Nova Scotia.

Trudeau's Approach To Refugees Is Good For Business: Bill Gates

CP | Geordon Omand, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.22.2016 | Canada British Columbia

The business leader was in Vancouver to speak at a conference.

Billionaire To Help Take Canada's Refugee Sponsor Program Global

The Huffington Post Canada/CP | Althia Raj and The Canadian Press | Posted 09.20.2016 | Canada Politics

"... this is a good model which is exportable to other countries."

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.

Syria's War Rages On Year After Alan Kurdi's Death

CP | Geordon Omand, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.01.2016 | Canada British Columbia

The two-year-old Syrian boy was immortalized in a chilling photograph that captured the world's attention.

Zi-Ann Lum

Alberta Economy Makes Job Hunt 'Horrible' For Syrian Refugees

HuffingtonPost.com | Zi-Ann Lum | Posted 08.30.2016 | Canada Alberta

"I chase behind employers to return my calls and emails."

Tories Twice Rejected Proposal That Could Have Helped More Refugees

CP | Stephanie Levitz, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.28.2016 | Canada Politics

The recommendation to exempt Syrians and Iraqis from requiring official UN refugee status to be sponsored was rejected by then-immigration minister Chris Alexander.

Ban Ki-moon Praises Canada's Openness To Refugees

CP | Lauren Krugel | Posted 08.14.2016 | Canada Politics

The UN Secretary-General said he was grateful for the "generous and compassionate'' commitment of the Canadian government to resettle tens of thousands of Syrian refugees.

Canada Expecting Delays In Refugee Arrivals Amid Turkey Unrest

CP | Stephanie Levitz, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.19.2016 | Canada Politics

There are an estimated 549 Syrian refugees in Turkey who have been approved to come to Canada.

Syrian Refugee Program Sparks Political Push To Help Others

CP | Stephanie Levitz | Posted 07.17.2016 | Canada Politics

The House of Commons immigration committee is holding an unprecedented series of summer meetings examining how to use immigration policy to help anyone, not just refugees, displaced by conflict come to Canada.

Ontario Priest Allegedly Steals $500,000 Raised For Refugees

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.15.2016 | Canada

Amer Saka was arrested on Wednesday.

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."