They left Sudan to go to Syria to escape the decades-old Sudanese civil war, and now they are in the middle of another civil war.
Liberal MP Robert-Falcon Ouellette wants Immigration Minister John McCallum to help 120 'black Christians' of South Sudanese origin, who are stuck in Syria, come to Canada. The Hill Times photographs by Jake Wright
A rookie Liberal MP is pushing the federal government to bring 120 South Sudanese refugees into Canada who fled their homeland but are now stuck in war-torn Syria.
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'It’s a question of the Crown and its relations with Indigenous people and chiefs. It’s not a question of getting their views to a parliamentary committee,' says Green parliamentary leader Elizabeth May.
Plus, the heritage minister says recommendations made by an expert broadcast review panel will be used to inform a forthcoming government bill, which he expects to table before the House rises this summer.
The three-member working group set up by the House Board of Internal Economy in 2019 to oversee Centre Block’s renovation was disbanded with the last Parliament, and discussions are now underway on its successor.