Syrian refugee crisis becomes election issue

News reports of the tragic drowning of two Syrian children and their mother when their boat capsized while the family was trying to reach a Greek island from Turkey rocked the government Thursday.

Prime Minister Stephen Harper, pictured at a campaign stop in Ottawa recently, addressed the Syrian refugee crisis saying that the Conservatives committed to resettling 10,000 Syrian refugees.The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

By Tim Naumetz

PUBLISHED : Friday, Sept. 4, 2015 2:36 AM

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