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Call to aid Syrians as we did Vietnamese

Call to aid Syrians as we did Vietnamese

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...

Local congregations preparing for more Syrian refugees

Local congregations preparing for more Syrian refugees

The federal government said on the weekend what church groups and citizens across the country have been saying for a long time — Canada can and should hurry up and welcome more Syrian refugees. "This is welcome news," Robert Granke, executive director of Canadian...