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270 Syrian refugees have arrived in Canada, thousands more on the way

Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi said Wednesday that his city is ready to welcome refugees and provide them with “stable, decent roofs” over their heads.

The immediate focus will be on housing, language training and integration into the workplace, Nenshi told reporters. He said he has no doubt that Syrian refugees will quickly adapt to life in Canada, as have other waves of asylum-seekers throughout Canada’s history.

Nenshi lashes out at Chris Alexander on refugee crisis

Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi didn’t pull any punches when asked about the Syrian refugee crisis and the Canadian government’s response. He slammed the “talking points” about attacking ISIS as a solution to the crisis and said Canadians are asking whether the airstrikes are working. “No one is saying you bring in the refugees and that solves the … Continue reading Nenshi lashes out at Chris Alexander on refugee crisis