November 9, 2015
Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Establishes Committee to Aid Syrian Refugee Crisis
In an article released by the Office of the Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, The Honourable John McCallum made an important announcement concerning the Syrian refugee crisis.
Specifically, he has confirmed the establishment of a cabinet that will deal with bringing them to Canada. According to McCallum, “we have a responsibility to significantly expand our refugee targets and give more victims of war a safe haven in Canada. People from coast to coast to coast and representatives from all orders of government have stepped up to help address the Syrian refugee crisis. We will be looking for close collaboration in the days to come to help make a home for the victims of this tragedy.”
The goal is that by the end of this year (2015), 25, 00 Syrian refugees will be brought to the country and further details are to be discussed during the committee’s first meeting –tomorrow, November 10, 2015.
To read the full article, please click here.