Canada should not turn a deaf ear to refugees

Instead of being a measure of statesmanship of our political leaders, the crisis became a tool in Canada's election campaign.

UNHCR Photo: F.Malavolta
Shipwreck survivors disembark from an Italian coast guard ship in April.
Srdja Pavlovic
Published: Wednesday, 10/07/2015 12:00 am EDT
Last Updated: Wednesday, 10/07/2015 12:00 am EDT

“One can find a job in Syria. The problem is that the only job available is that of a killer. You could get a Kalashnikov and decide which side you want to start killing for."
—A Syrian refugee in Belgrade

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