Groups supporting refugees are worried the government's efforts have created a two-tier system.
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The prime minister has criticized the Harper government for diminishing Canada's role at the UN.
Canada will beef up its military and diplomatic presence in the two countries, the foreign affairs minister said.
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.
The analysis reviewed information on Syrian refugees processed between November 2015 and January 2016, focusing mainly on those coming out of Jordan.
The photographer and artist travelled to Lesbos to take the picture.
Yup. For real.
But some Conservatives are irked by the immigration minister's comments.
"We want to make sure that those (who) arrive, are here and are going to be successful here.''
Approximately half of the Syrian children have caught the flu.
"People are looking for their place in the world."
As of Jan. 19, 11,866 Syrians in total have arrived in Canada.
Refugees whose costs are covered entirely by the federal government are sent to just 36 cities.
As a newly arrived immigrant to Canada 40 years ago, a neighbour's simple gesture made a "profound impact" on Tony Singh's life.
The last of the first 10,000 Syrians arrived about a week ago.
Amid derogatory taunts and homophobic slurs, Rasheed said police officers threatened him with much worse.
The current pledge is that 25,000 Syrians will be in Canada by the end of February.
Roughly 2,800 Syrians have so far made it to Quebec.
"All it takes is seeing one little one the same age as my daughter — smiling because they are going to Canada."
Police said about 15 people were treated for exposure to the pepper spray and they are investigating the incident as a hate crime.
All of Quebec's so-called institutional childcare centres are full.
About 15 people, including children, were treated for exposure to pepper spray.
Police are looking a cyclist who was wearing a white hooded sweatshirt.
Kurdi arrived in B.C. just after Christmas.
"We have jobs available.''
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