Syrian refugee crisis

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There are still nearly 2,000 refugees in Lifeline’s caseload waiting to be helped, and their refugees claims can’t be submitted to the government until they’re matched with sponsors. Read more


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After the success of The Depanneur's weekly dinners, Mirvish Village developer Westbank steps up to sponsor a Syrian brunch event at Butler's Pantry Read more

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Roof for Refugees Canada wants Toronto residents to consider renting out spare rooms or houses to Syrian refugees Read more


“There are a lot of people in need of a lot of help,” says frontman Matt Berninger. “It’s that simple. The community of Hamilton is doing more to help them than most nations, including my own.” Read more


The west-end food haunt opens its kitchen to newly arrived Syrian refugees holed up in hotel rooms Read more

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Organizers of an on online fundraiser plan to publish a free Welcome to Toronto colouring book in February Read more


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Beiruti Grand serves up hope, community and jobs Read more

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The Clothing Drive

The volunteer-run Clothing Drive is hoping to raise $10,000 to secure a new space to store 900 bins of donated clothing Read more

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But you don’t have to look too far on social media to find posts about not letting “these” people into “our” country. Read more

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A community dinner, literary event, and choral performance are just a few events raising money for the resettlement of Syrian refugees in Canada Read more

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Groups across the country come together to resettle Syrian families in a phenomenon the likes of which hasn’t been seen since the Vietnamese crisis of the late 1970s Read more

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