"We help, we hire all Canadians regardless of where they come from."
More than 1,000 people have filed refugee claims at the Quebec-U.S. border since January, compared with about 200 during the same time last year.
What a difference a year makes.
Amnesty releases a list of most-welcoming countries to refugees and No. 1 may surprise you.
Our arrival in Canada started in earnest after the 1983 anti-Tamil riot in Sri Lanka. The mass exodus accelerated in the last decade of the last century, resulting in largest Sri Lankan Tamil population outside of Sri Lanka. Since then, collectively the lives of Tamils were "rewired".
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As a newly arrived immigrant to Canada 40 years ago, a neighbour's simple gesture made a "profound impact" on Tony Singh's life.
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"A little bit can go a long way."
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"Everyone’s been really excited to make things happen."
The UN refugee agency, the Jordanian government and the International Organization for Migration would help with the vetting process.
Syrians will arrive from camps in Jordan and Turkey.
Not all countries accept UN refugees for resettlement.
Chadi Alhelou, who moved from Syria to Montreal five years ago, is also hoping his mother will come to Canada.
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The premier says British Columbians stands with Parisians in their grief.
Nicolas Chapuis says the ruthless slaughter of innocent people in Paris should not harden the hearts of nations.
But any action to remove John Collins would be "outrageous," according to Green party Leader Elizabeth May.
The party dispatched Kenney to respond to a number of issues as Conservative Leader Stephen Harper prepares for Thursday's leaders' debate on the economy.
May says she has worked on trying to get people out of Syria but there are too many obstacles in the way.
With the Syrian refugee crisis receiving renewed attention, Canadians are increasingly taking to Google to find out more about the ongoing conflict.
How is it possible that in Canada in 2013 "sanctuary," a medieval concept of Church protection, is still necessary? Across this country, here and there, in Vancouver, Regina,Toronto, Montreal and other places, people are living in churches.
In Canada - April 4th is Refugees Rights Day. The date was chosen to mark a milestone decision on refugee's rights known as the Singh decision in 1985. According to the Canadian Council of Refugees -...
The little girl from Iran was ready to meet Santa. She had heard all about the jolly man in a red suit, but never actually seen him in person. Anahita Azita emerged from the Christie Refugee Welcome Centre in Toronto, dressed in a princess costume someone had donated. Her face was a picture of joyous anticipation.