Syrian refugees are doing Canada a favour

They have come for one and only one reason: to avoid death. Offering them menial jobs that locals will not take and providing them with sub-standard housing is no great act of charity.

A group of refugees pictured landing in a north beach of Lesvos Island, Greece, after crossing the 10 km from the Turkish to the Greek coast.

Photograph courtesy Fernando Del Berro

PUBLISHED :Monday, Aug. 1, 2016 12:00 AM

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