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Book Review: Amira Can Catch by Kevin Christofora

Amira Can Catch 

Kevin Christofora & Dale Tangeman 

Clarens Publishing, 2017

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4 Stars

Baseball has long been the national past-time. Although other sports have gained traction and popularity, athletics for fans is not a zero-sum game. 653 more words

Books

Compassion To The Least of These

My heart is torn and broken.
I prayed one day for God to open my eyes to the current refugee crisis we have not only in our country but throughout the entire world; not only the refugee crisis but the illegal immigration crisis that we have in America today. 4,026 more words

Christianity

2nd year of Edmonton summer camp welcomes returning Syrian kids

In the last year and a half, more than 2,000 Syrian refugees have come to Edmonton to start a new life. Many are still settling in to new homes, schools and work. 490 more words

Canada

Supporting refugee livelihoods or host stability? The two sides of the coin

For many refugees, the humanitarian programmes focusing on “livelihoods” end up having merely an “accessory” role rather than generating sustainable labour.

Civil defence members and civilians put out fire at a camp for Syrian refugees near the town of Qab Elias, in Lebanon’s Bekaa Valley, July 2, 2017. 1,296 more words

Syria

East Vancouver Newcomers Camp – Local Group Helps Refugee Children Break Social Barriers

We recently learnt of an interesting non-profit based in East Vancouver we are excited about. It’s the East Vancouver Newcomers Camp.  This organization was founded by Duncan Bernardo and Dakota Koch just over a year ago. 362 more words

Community

Lebanon's Government Is Using Syrian Refugees and Fear To Kill Democracy and Pass Its Agenda

Tensions in Lebanon are at an all-time high as political rhetoric against the refugees seems to have found its way to a union the like of which we haven’t seen before, bolstered by public support that’s near-unanimous, fueled by pro-Army rhetoric that’s become so intense it’s bordering on worrying. 1,161 more words

Lebanon