UN agency chief suggests refugee system fixes

Treading a careful line, António Guterres says system is sound, but proposes admissibility, appeals changes.

Embassy Photo: Kristen Shane
UN High Commissioner for Refugees António Guterres during his visit to Ottawa on May 29.
Kristen Shane
Published: Wednesday, 06/11/2014 12:00 am EDT
Last Updated: Sunday, 06/29/2014 6:11 pm EDT

The head of the United Nations refugee agency says Canada’s overhauled asylum system is solid overall, but he’s suggesting the government make it possible for more people to have access to the system and be eligible to appeal.

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