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50,000 Syrians amass near Turkish border

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on Syria (all times Syria local):

17:00 p.m.

A Turkish charity says about 50,000 people fleeing intense fighting in northern Syria have arrived at a Syrian-Turkish border crossing. 858 more words

Middle East

Welcome to Canada - Our Refugee Family Arrives

A single act of kindness throws out roots in all directions, and the roots spring up and make new trees… ~Amelia Earhart

Any good … that I can do or any kindness I can show to any fellow creature, let me do it now. 114 more words


Making a Migrant


Netflix’s Making a Murderer continues to feature prominently not only on the news agenda, but in water cooler conversations around the world. Every day, a figure close to the story promises shocking new revelations, or a new piece of evidence that will exonerate Steven Avery for the murder of Teresa Halbach. 671 more words

Keep the Faith

Faith Goldy does it again!  If Trudeau is a nightmare for Canada, Turnbull is that same horror show for Australia.

Watch and learn, baby.  Watch and learn.


Toronto hotel becomes temporary housing for Syrian refugees who dream of their own homes

TORONTO — Just days after arriving at a refugee camp in southeastern Turkey, Dilaver Omar and his family were taken in by locals who helped them adjust to their new life away from home. 874 more words


World leaders make record $10B pledge to help displaced Syrians flee civil war

LONDON — World leaders pledged a total of $10 billion Thursday to help millions of victims of Syria’s civil war – even as diplomatic efforts to end the conflict stuttered and stalled. 851 more words


Needs of some Syrian refugees higher than expected, analysis finds

While this data is not totally surprising, it does highlight the integration challenges being faced by some refugees:

While the report says the government doesn’t foresee the need for widespread changes to existing programs, here’s a look at what it found, and some of the implications for resettlement providers.

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