The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, issued the following statement today to highlight the accomplishments made by the Government of Canada during the first 100 days of its mandate: “When we were elected, we promised real change to improve the lives of Canadians – change [continue reading].
Why this is important? A message from Muzoon, a Syrian refugee, education advocate and Malala Fund ambassador: “I am Muzoon. When Malala came to visit the Syrian refugee camp in Jordan where my family was relocated after fleeing the war, she encouraged me to continue [continue reading].
Having fought (in) the wars that created these crises – Canada has systematically closed every possible avenue of access for refugees. This article is published in snippets. Bombing Islamic State for a year will cost Canada half a billion dollars. Canada previously spent [continue reading].
“Now the whole world is going to watch my story. Where was all the world before when my kids were hungry? When I didn’t have a job?” said Tima Kurdi. The aunt of two drowned Syrian boys recalled her brother’s harrowing battle to save his sons at two emotional press [continue reading].
Europe’s asylum-seekers come from all walks of life. It was January 1979 when my family began their perilous journey to flee Vietnam.We were the last of the Trinh extended family to go and our situation was getting increasingly desperate. I was four years old, my sister, [continue reading].