Newspaper article The Canadian Press

The Resettlement of Syrian Refugees in Canada, by the Numbers

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

The Resettlement of Syrian Refugees in Canada, by the Numbers

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Syrian refugee resettlement, by the numbers

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OTTAWA - A look at the resettlement of Syrian refugees in Canada, by the numbers:

25,000: number, in March 2015, of Syrian refugees the Liberal party said the government should resettle.

25,000: number of government-assisted Syrian refugees the Liberals committed to resettling themselves in the 2015 campaign platform.

10,000: number of privately sponsored Syrian refugees the Liberal government said in November it would aim to resettle by the end of 2015.

4,201: number of privately sponsored Syrians who arrived in Canada between Nov. 4, 2015, and Jan. 11, 2016.

15,000: number of government-assisted refugees the Liberals are aiming to resettle by the end of February.

4,775: number of government-assisted refugees who arrived in Canada between Nov. 4, 2015, and Jan. 11, 2016.

617: number of those who are blended-visa office-referred refugees, meaning their settlement costs are shared between private groups and the government. …

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