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Across Canada, preparations are underway to welcome Syrian refugees

Photo: IHH Humanitarian Relief Foundation

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Hostility and racist attacks against Muslims in Canada are making the news in the wake of the Paris attacks. At the same time, Canadians are creating safe spaces to welcome the thousands of Syrian refugees expected to arrive before the end of the year.



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