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Voting breakdown for CP's News Story of the Year for 2015

The image of drowned toddler Alan Kurdi, whose body washed up on the shores of the Mediterranean, pushed the Syrian refugee crisis to the centre of international news. The Trudeau government has said it will resettle 10,000 people by the end of this month and a further 15,000 by end of February. News editors have chosen the refugee crisis as The Canadian Press News Story of the Year for 2015. Here are the results of the voting:

Syrian refugee crisis: 26

Liberals win federal election: 24

Energy turmoil: 13

Niqab controversy: 4

NDP's election win in Alberta: 4

The rise of Islamic State: 1

The Truth and Reconciliation Commission report: 1

Total votes cast: 73

The Canadian Press

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