Canada's refugee resettlement quota flat, despite growing need

UN rep wants to see boost.

Embassy Photo: Sam Garcia
UNHCR Representative in Canada Furio De Angelis, pictured in 2011.
Kristen Shane
Published: Wednesday, 08/26/2015 12:00 am EDT
Last Updated: Wednesday, 08/26/2015 12:44 pm EDT

While there are more displaced people in the world now than ever recorded, the number of refugees selected from abroad that Canada targets to resettle yearly remains stagnant.

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