Month: August 2015

1,002 Syrian refugees out of the 10,000 the federal government pledged in January to resettle have arrived in Canada so far.

Where do Syrian refugees stand in the federal election?

While on the campaign trail, Prime Minister Stephen Harper pledged to resettle an additional 10,000 refugees from Syria and Iraq over the next four years if re-elected in this fall’s federal election. This is on top of the 10,000 his government announced in January would be resettled over the next three years. Human rights organizations…

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