Taking refugees a worthy endeavour

Much of this Liberal plan seems modelled on the late 1990s airlift of Kosovar refugees under Jean Chrétien’s government when arrivals were housed on military bases then cleared here, which appears to be part of the 2015 plan.

Immigration Minister John McCallum and the new Liberal government have drawn global attention and praise with a frantic Beat the Clock pledge to bring 25,000 Syrian refugees to Canada by the end of the year. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

By Tim Harper

PUBLISHED : Friday, Nov. 13, 2015 12:07 AM

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