Canada welcomed its first 10,000 Syrian refugees, according to a statement by Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship John McCallum. Canada is expected to welcome 15,000 more refugees by the end of February.
Originally, the left-centre government pledged to bring 25,000 Syrian refugees in Canada, by the end of 2015 but later on the government changed its goals saying that 10,000 people in need will arrive in Canada by the end of the year and another 15,000 by the end of February. To...
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