Monthly Archives: November 2015

Don’t Send Us your Tired and Poor….

More than 30 U.S. states refusing Syrian refugees on ‘shaky legal ground’ In wake of Paris attacks, governors of at least 31 U.S. states announce plans to bar Syrian refugees By Matt Kwong, CBC News Posted: Nov 18, 2015 3:02 PM … Continue reading

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This Former Refugee Takes an Unsentimental Journey…

Senator Mobina Jaffer talks about the realities of refugee camps Jaffer tells Stephen Quinn about what she saw in her latest trip to the Middle East By On The Coast, CBC News Posted: Nov 21, 2015 8:00 AM PT Last Updated: … Continue reading

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Canadian Kindness Trumps Captain Combover

Syrian refugee family to benefit from couple cancelling big wedding Samantha Jackson, Farzin Yousefian accepted donations in lieu of gifts when they tied the knot at city hall CBC News Posted: Nov 19, 2015 7:50 PM ET Last Updated: Nov … Continue reading

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Gregor Mortis at the Hall?

ANALYSIS Can Gregor Robertson keep going? New ideas needed for age-old problems of housing and transit after eventful 1st year of 3rd term By Chad Pawson, CBC News Posted: Nov 16, 2015 7:42 AM PT Last Updated: Nov 16, 2015 8:05 … Continue reading

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Stop Using War as a Weapon….

Defence minister’s marching orders: end Canada’s combat mission in Iraq, Syria Justin Trudeau delivers mandate letters to cabinet ministers mapping out their top priorities By Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press Posted: Nov 13, 2015 12:21 PM ET Last Updated: Nov 13, … Continue reading

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