Close to four million Syrians are currently living in three countries.
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"We would imagine that not only the children but the adults in the camps over the last four years probably haven't had a lot of access to primary care."
He says rental accommodation — likely at market rates — is going to be expensive,
"At the vaccination clinic, the women would wrap their babies in plastic bags."
The federal government is matching every dollar donated.
Liberals promised the spending during the election campaign.
Concerns over compromising the resettlement program’s integrity are keeping Canadian officials tight-lipped. But here's what we know.
Rachel Notley has said Alberta will take between 2,500 and 3,000 refugees.
"It’s important we get this right."
"Kids are internalizing a lot more than we give them credit for."
He says there's more than simple humanitarianism in his program to bring 25,000 refugees to Canada by the end of February.
"We're ready to receive any Syrian refugees, if we're called on to do that."
Not all countries accept UN refugees for resettlement.
Dr. Kwame McKenzie says challenges for newcomers often stretch far beyond post-traumatic stress disorder following time in war zones or refugee camps.
Friends and strangers greeted the arrivals with hugs and gifts.
The plan has 5 phases.
10K refugees to come to Canada by year's end.
Her mother broke down in tears when she saw her daughter “finally free of pain.”
Chadi Alhelou, who moved from Syria to Montreal five years ago, is also hoping his mother will come to Canada.
"They basically want to make them feel welcome, feel at home."
He's offered seven units for Syrian families settling in Burnaby, B.C.
The poll conducted for Global News found 60 per cent of Canadians disagree with the Liberals' pledge to relocate 25,000 people.
The public safety minister spoke with Homeland Security secretary Jeh Johnson on Friday about the plans to accept the refugees by the end of the year.
"Once final decisions are made, the Government of Canada will provide more details."
"This is a big country and there are millions of buildings.”
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