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on February 28, 2016 in World News

The 25,000th Syrian refugee finally landed in Canada, fulfilling Liberals’ massive resettlement promise

The 25,000th Syrian refugee landed in Canada Saturday night marking the end of the first phase of the Liberals’ massive resettlement program. They were part of a plane load of refugees who touched down in Montreal. In the coming days, the group will spread to eight different provinces joining those who’ve arrived in Canada since the Liberals’ launched their Syrian refugee plan in November. The Liberals had first made a commitment to resettle that many Syrian refugees in Canada almost a year ago while in opposition. During the election campaign, they pledged to bring that many people to Canada...

The 25,000th Syrian refugee landed in Canada Saturday night marking the end of the first phase of the Liberals’ massive resettlement program. They were part of a plane load of refugees who touched down in Montreal. In the coming...

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