Canada's deadline for Syrian refugees will not be met
The federal government's goal of bringing 25,000 Syrian refugees to Canada by the end of the year will not be met. The Liberals have extended the deadline to February. They now say they hope to bring 10,000 refugees to Canada by December 31st with the remainder in the first two months of 2016. The group will be a mix of government-assisted and privately sponsored refugees, all of whom will be identified by the end of next month. Priority will be given to complete families, women at risk, members...