#refugees

  • Article: #WelcomeToCanada Tweets Blamed By Some For Surge of Asylum Seekers
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    #WelcomeToCanada Tweets Blamed By Some For Surge of Asylum Seekers

    By Jackie Marchildon|Aug. 24, 2017

    Trudeau says that asylum seekers will not be given a free pass, but many say he gave false hope. Read more

  • Article: More Than 7,000 Asylum Seekers Have Crossed Into Canada Since June 1
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    More Than 7,000 Asylum Seekers Have Crossed Into Canada Since June 1

    By Jackie Marchildon|Aug. 18, 2017

    There have been 7,500 RCMP interceptions in the first seven months of 2017 and 6,366 were in Quebec. Read more

  • Article: This Is What It Actually Costs Countries to Accept Refugees
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    This Is What It Actually Costs Countries to Accept Refugees

    Aug. 16, 2017|News Deeply

    *Spoiler* Refugees are not burdens to the economy. Read more

  • Article: Canadian Military Sets Up Camp for New Refugees from the US in Quebec
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    Canadian Military Sets Up Camp for New Refugees from the US in Quebec

    By Jackie Marchildon|Aug. 10, 2017

    There are 700 people waiting to be processed who crossed the border from the United States. Read more

  • Article: Crowds Welcome New Refugees Outside Montreal’s Olympic Stadium
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    Crowds Welcome New Refugees Outside Montreal’s Olympic Stadium

    By Jackie Marchildon|Aug. 8, 2017

    The crowds held signs and balloons to show their support for the newcomers. Read more

  • Article: Montreal’s Olympic Stadium Is Now Housing Refugees
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    Montreal’s Olympic Stadium Is Now Housing Refugees

    By Jackie Marchildon|Aug. 3, 2017

    Last month, over 1,000 asylum seekers arrived in Quebec from the United States. Read more

  • Article: 13,000 at Risk of Female Genital Mutilation as Refugees Flock to Germany
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    13,000 at Risk of Female Genital Mutilation as Refugees Flock to Germany

    By Colleen Curry|July 19, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Cutting can hurt a girl for life. Read more

  • Article: This Afghan Refugee Is About to Become the Youngest Female Pilot to Fly Around the World
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    This Afghan Refugee Is About to Become the Youngest Female Pilot to Fly Around the World

    By Madison Feser|July 11, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    She is flying around the world to inspire young girls. Read more