Perspective with Alison Smith: Syrian Refugees

Perspective looks at how Syrian refugees have managed in the year since they came to Canada and what it is like now on the ground in Aleppo.

Alison speaks to CBC Reporter Margaret Evans on what it’s like on the ground in Aleppo. Michael Molloy, former foreign service officer and former Canadian ambassador to Jordan, speaks to Alison about the resettlement of Syrian Refugees in Canada as well as obstacles faced by newcomers to the country. The Newcomer Kitchen, a project in Toronto that invites newly arrived Syrian refugee women to cook a weekly meal, is also profiled.

Finally, Alison speaks to Goldy Hyder, co-founder of Century Initiative, about the importance of growing Canada by increasing immigration in order to grow the economy.

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