Canada 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."

Althia Raj

'Quiet Suffering' Of Syrian Refugees Reflected In Senate Report

HuffingtonPost.com | Althia Raj | Posted 07.05.2016 | Canada Politics

"It was like being hit with a sledgehammer of emotion."

Syrian Refugees Eager For Jobs In Their New Country

CP | Michael Tutton, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.03.2016 | Canada

Since November, there are over 10,000 privately sponsored refugees immigrating, along with the 15,780 government-assisted refugees.

Syrian Refugee Girl Nails It: Canadians Say Thank You Too Much

CP | Paola Loriggio, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.30.2016 | Canada

"My teacher, she gave me book to read, I gave it back and she said thank you.''

Liberal Ad Showing Woman In Head Scarf Elicited 'Negative' Reactions

CP | Stephanie Levitz, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.24.2016 | Canada Politics

The advertisement was about Canada's Syrian refugee resettlement plan.

Mulcair Gleefully Drops F-Bombs At Press Gallery Roast

The Huffington Post Canada | Andree Lau | Posted 06.06.2016 | Canada Politics

"Any ... pollsters here tonight? " Go f*ck yourselves."

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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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."