Canada Syrian Refugees

Syrians Not The Only Ones Facing Adversity, Other Refugees Say

CP | Michelle McQuigge, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.14.2016 | Canada Politics

Groups supporting refugees are worried the government's efforts have created a two-tier system.

Trudeau, UN Chief To Talk Climate, Peacekeeping During Ottawa Trip

CP | Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.11.2016 | Canada Politics

The prime minister has criticized the Harper government for diminishing Canada's role at the UN.

Dion: Lebanon And Jordan At A 'Tipping Point'

CP | Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.10.2016 | Canada Politics

Canada will beef up its military and diplomatic presence in the two countries, the foreign affairs minister said.

Syrian Refugees Still Waiting In Hotel Dream Of Having Own Home

CP | Paola Loriggio and Allison Jones, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.04.2016 | Canada

Eager to start their new lives and see their children back in school after a two-year hiatus, the parents said they long to move out of the crowded hotel.

Needs Of Some Syrian Refugees Higher Than Expected: Analysis

CP | Stephanie Levitz, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.03.2016 | Canada Politics

The analysis reviewed information on Syrian refugees processed between November 2015 and January 2016, focusing mainly on those coming out of Jordan.

Chinese Artist Recreates Photo Of Alan Kurdi Lying On Beach

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 02.01.2016 | Canada British Columbia

The photographer and artist travelled to Lesbos to take the picture.

This Vancouver Teardown Is Going For $2.4 Million

The Huffington Post B.C. | Rhianna Schmunk | Posted 01.29.2016 | Canada British Columbia

Yup. For real.

John McCallum Says Syrian Refugees 'Super Happy' To Be In Canada

The Huffington Post Canada | Zi-Ann Lum | Posted 01.28.2016 | Canada Politics

But some Conservatives are irked by the immigration minister's comments.

Saskatchewan Needs More Arabic Speakers To Help Syrian Refugees

CP | Jennifer Graham, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.22.2016 | Canada Alberta

"We want to make sure that those (who) arrive, are here and are going to be successful here.''

Syrian Refugee Flu Outbreak Drains Edmonton Agency's Resources

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.22.2016 | Canada Alberta

Approximately half of the Syrian children have caught the flu.

More Syrian Kids Than Expected Part Of Canada's Refugee Efforts

CP | Stephanie Levitz, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.25.2016 | Canada Politics

"People are looking for their place in the world."

Federal Funding To Cities For Syrian Refugees To End In 2017

CP | Stephanie Levitz, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.20.2016 | Canada Politics

As of Jan. 19, 11,866 Syrians in total have arrived in Canada.

Several Cities Willing To Accept Syrian Refugees, If Feds Pay

CP | Stephanie Levitz, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.20.2016 | Canada Politics

Refugees whose costs are covered entirely by the federal government are sent to just 36 cities.

B.C. Man Pledges Free Groceries For 500 Syrian Refugees

The Huffington Post Canada | Zi-Ann Lum | Posted 01.19.2016 | Canada British Columbia

As a newly arrived immigrant to Canada 40 years ago, a neighbour's simple gesture made a "profound impact" on Tony Singh's life.

Feds Looking To Settle Refugees In More French Communities

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.18.2016 | Canada Politics

The last of the first 10,000 Syrians arrived about a week ago.

Gay Syrian Refugee Relieved To Be In Canada After Facing Threats

CP | Michelle McQuigge, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.18.2016 | Canada Politics

Amid derogatory taunts and homophobic slurs, Rasheed said police officers threatened him with much worse.

10,000 Syrian Refugees Now Call Canada Home

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.13.2016 | Canada Politics

The current pledge is that 25,000 Syrians will be in Canada by the end of February.

Quebec Misses Syrian Refugee Target

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.12.2016 | Canada Politics

Roughly 2,800 Syrians have so far made it to Quebec.

Military Winding Down Syrian Refugee Efforts Overseas

CP | Stephanie Levitz, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.13.2016 | Canada Politics

"All it takes is seeing one little one the same age as my daughter — smiling because they are going to Canada."

Vancouver Refugee Attack Doesn't Reflect Canadians' Views: Tima Kurdi

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.11.2016 | Canada British Columbia

Police said about 15 people were treated for exposure to the pepper spray and they are investigating the incident as a hate crime.

Quebec Assessing Number Of Subsidized Daycare Spots For Refugees

CP | Giuseppe Valiante, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.11.2016 | Canada Politics

All of Quebec's so-called institutional childcare centres are full.

'This Isn't Who We Are': Trudeau Condemns Vancouver Refugee Attack

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.10.2016 | Canada British Columbia

About 15 people, including children, were treated for exposure to pepper spray.

Refugees Hit By Pepper Spray Outside Vancouver Welcome Event

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 01.10.2016 | Canada British Columbia

Police are looking a cyclist who was wearing a white hooded sweatshirt.

Refugee Barber Gives His 1st Haircut In Canada To His New Mayor

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.10.2016 | Canada British Columbia

Kurdi arrived in B.C. just after Christmas.

Maple Leaf Foods Offers To Hire Refugees In Alberta, Manitoba

CP | John Cotter, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.07.2016 | Canada Alberta

"We have jobs available.''