Unlocking the potential of Canada’s refugees

Investment needed to lay groundwork for gains Canada can reap.

UNHCR Photo: F. Juez
Nansen Refugee Award winner Hawa Aden Mohamed. She found refuge in Canada and later returned to her native Somalia, where she now advocates for women’s rights.
Nadine Edirmanasinghe
Published: Wednesday, 09/26/2012 12:00 am EDT

What do Sioux Chief Sitting Bull, former governor general Adrienne Clarkson, singer/songwriter K’naan, and former NHL player Petr Nedved all have in common? Canada offered each refuge from persecution.

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