But the federal government says applications already in its system will be processed.
"I chase behind employers to return my calls and emails."
What is also clear is that the arrival of these refugee families is not the end of the process, but merely the end of the beginning. With the kindness and compassion present in so many Ontario communities large and small, it is clear that these new Syrian families will receive a warm welcome and be supported as they make a new start in this vast and diverse country.
"A little bit can go a long way."