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#Welcome Refugees site description for #Welcome Refugees
"As millions of Syrians continue to be displaced due to conflict in their home country, the Government of Canada will work with Canadians, including private sponsors, non-governmental organizations, provincial, territorial and municipal governments to welcome 25,000 Syrian refugees." [site] 
http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/refugees/welcome/index.asp

 
CBC: Canada's Syrian refugee plan limited to women, children and families site description for CBC: Canada's Syrian refugee plan limited to women, children and families
Nov. 22, 2015. The federal government's much-anticipated Syrian refugee plan will limit those accepted into Canada to women, children and families only, CBC News has learned. 
http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/canada-refugee-plan-women-children-families-1.3330185

 
CTVnews: Interactive map of the migrant flow towards Europe site description for CTVnews: Interactive map of the migrant flow towards Europe
This open-source interactive map, using data from the United Nations High Commission for Refugees, shows the flow of more than one million migrants into Europe between 2012 and 2015. (site)  
http://www.ctvnews.ca/world/interactive-map-of-the-migrant-flow-towards-europe-1.2631380

 
Maclean's Photo Essay: The flight and plight of refugees in Europe site description for Maclean's Photo Essay: The flight and plight of refugees in Europe
"Thousands of migrants fleeing war-ravaged countries in Africa and the Middle East have been making perilous, sometimes deadly, journeys to arrive in European countries unable, or unwilling, to help them. Here are some photographs from across the European Union and around the world, documenting their... 
http://www.macleans.ca/multimedia/photo/photo-essay-the-flight-and-plight-of-refugees-in-europe/image/7/

 
The Global Refugee Crisis, Region by Region site description for The Global Refugee Crisis, Region by Region
From the New York Times, this provides a "look at hot spots in what the United Nations says has become the worst migration crisis since World War II." [site] 
http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2015/06/09/world/migrants-global-refugee-crisis-mediterranean-ukraine-syria-rohin
gya-malaysia-iraq.html?_r=0

 
The Guardian: The Journey site description for The Guardian:  The Journey
This video rich journal/project called The Journey follows Syrian refugee Hashem Alsouki as he risks his life crossing the Mediterranean, his sights set on Sweden – and freedom for his family. [site] 
http://www.theguardian.com/world/ng-interactive/2015/jun/09/a-migrants-journey-from-syria-to-sweden-interactive

 
Europe's refugee crisis – a visual guide site description for Europe's refugee crisis – a visual guide
Explore this visual guide as "Tens of thousands of people are still arriving and travelling across Europe as EU politicians struggle to agree on realistic measures for dealing with the continent’s worst humanitarian crisis since the second world war". [site] 
http://www.theguardian.com/world/ng-interactive/2015/sep/18/latest-developments-in-europes-refugee-crisis-a-visual-g
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Canada to resettle 10,000 more Syrian refugees over 3 years site description for Canada to resettle 10,000 more Syrian refugees over 3 years
In response the Syrian refugee crisis, "Immigration Minister Chris Alexander says Canada will resettle 10,000 more Syrian refugees over the next three years in direct response to the United Nations Refugee Agency's global appeal to resettle 100,000 refugees worldwide. Canada also pledges $90M in humanitarian... 
http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/canada-to-resettle-10-000-more-syrian-refugees-over-3-years-1.2892652

 
Red Cross: Support the Refugee and Migrant Crisis Response site description for Red Cross: Support the Refugee and Migrant Crisis Response
Learn more about the current refugee crisis in Europe, the Red Cross response to date and how you can help support humanitarian efforts. 
http://canadian.redcross.ca/Refugee-Crisis/
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