The Syrian Assembly of Manitoba (SAM) is a social not for profit organization which primarily consists of people of Syrian origin that live in Manitoba; it serves as a representative for the Syrian community which has been rapidly growing over the years in the province of Manitoba.
In our effort to assist refugees and newcomers, SAM cooperates with local organization including Manitoba Interfaith Immigration Council (MIIC), Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization of Manitoba (IRCOM)…
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Syrian community members in Manitoba say they're grateful for any Syrian refugees the Canadian government allows into the country, even if single men won't be allowed in at this time. The federal government is expected to announce on Tuesday that it will limit those...read more
The image of a lifeless three-year-old Syrian refugee washed up on a Turkish beach haunts the president of the Syrian Assembly of Manitoba. "It could've been my kid," said Jude Kasas, who has three young children. Like millions of people around the world, they've seen...read more
The NDP and Liberals slammed the federal government on Thursday over reports the Prime Minister's office ordered Citizenship and Immigration Canada to stop processing Syrian refugee applications for a period of several weeks this spring. The Globe and Mail reported...read more
Mission and Vision
The Syrian Assembly of Manitoba serves as a representative for the Syrian community which has been rapidly growing over the years in the province of Manitoba. The Syrian Assembly of Manitoba aims to:
Raise awareness about the political situation and human rights violations in Syria
Build support for the Syrian people among our fellow Canadians
Establish bridges of communication between Syrian and Canadian societies
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