Yazidi genocide

Liberals, Conservatives reach deal to resettle persecuted Yazidis ahead of vote

The NDP immigration critic is calling for the resettlement of 3,000-plus members of the Iraqi religious and ethnic minority immediately, after the government and Conservative critic reached a deal to deem them a priority.

Nadia Murad, right, a Yazidi advocate and survivor of ISIS enslavement, helped Conservative MP Michelle Rempel, left, to campaign for Canada's government to prioritize the resettlement of displaced Yazidis over the past several months. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia

By PETER MAZEREEUW

PUBLISHED : Monday, Oct. 24, 2016 4:54 PM

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