Syrian refugee crisis shows Canada’s conscience eroding

It has become nearly impossible to defend the romantic notion that Canadians are the generous, welcoming 'multicultural' community we once were, writes Jenn Jefferys.

Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander was embroiled in the Syrian refugee crisis last week. 'The story of this little boy and this family illustrates what is happening to people dying as migrants, to people being slaughtered by extremists, but it also reminds us that we need to continue acting,' he said last week. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

By Jenn Jefferys

PUBLISHED : Thursday, Sept. 10, 2015 7:20 PM

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