Calgarians reaching out to help Syrian refugees
One of the leading organizations dealing with the refugees coming to Calgary is the Calgary Catholic Immigration Society. CEO Fairborz Birjandian says the community has reached out and there are many offers of help including accommodation. He says availability isn't an issue, but affordability could be when it comes to renting apartments. Birjandian says he expects 85% of refugees that are sponsored and have been waiting to come to Canada will likely be self sufficient in their first year here. He...