Our record for bringing refugees to Canada from Syria is shameful. 2500 Syrians have been settled in Canada.
The Liberal government promised to change the rules for refugee claimants to be approved for resettlement,and to resettle 25,000 Syrian refugees in Canada by Jan 1. These refugees will need support and they will need sponsors. Lifeline Syria is working in the Greater Toronto Area to build our capacity to sponsor, welcome and support these refugees, and working with groups across Canada to provide material and expertise to help them to start their own initiatives.