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Liberal MP Tan challenges MPs to mentor Syrian refugees to help them find work

By Abbas Rana      

Liberal MP Geng Tan mentored a Syrian refugee for two months and she found a paid job, and he's encouraging other MPs to do the same.

Rookie Liberal MP Geng Tan and his constituency office staff mentored Syrian refugee Shoghig Bedros for two months and she found a paid job. Mr. Tan is encouraging other MPs to do the same.
Photograph courtesy of Liberal MP Geng Tan

Now that the government has brought 25,000 Syrian refugees to Canada, the next step is to help them find jobs, and MPs of all parties can do that by mentoring and letting them work in their constituency offices, says a rookie Toronto Liberal MP. “[MPs] are the leaders in their communities. They’re the leaders in their ridings,” said Liberal MP Geng Tan (Don Valley North, Ont.) in an interview with The Hill Times. “They have to show the

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