Here's what we can do to open our doors to Syrian refugees

Canada should allow Syrians with family in Canada to travel here immediately, and complete processing in Canada where they can be safe.

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Refugees from Syria, after arriving on the shores of the Greek island of Lesbos by boat.
Janet Dench
Published: Friday, 09/04/2015 12:00 am EDT
Last Updated: Tuesday, 09/08/2015 7:16 pm EDT

Thousands of Canadians have been moved by the tragic end to the short lives of Alan Kurdi and his brother Ghalib. It is sadly too late for these small boys, but what could Canada do to offer a better response to others forced to flee Syria? Here are the recommendations of the Canadian Council for Refugees:

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