Friday, December 11, 2015

Canada's Prime Minister Welcomes First Of Syrian Refugees

As Donald Trump continues to stoke fears regarding refugees from Syria here in the U.S., the Prime Minister of Canada welcomed the first of 25,000 displaced Syrians to his country.

From BBC News:

The first military plane carrying Syrian refugees to be resettled in Canada has arrived in the country.

Welcoming the 163 refugees, new Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said his country was "showing the world how to open our hearts."

The newly elected Liberal government has pledged to take in 25,000 refugees by the end of February.

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