6 Things Canadian Sponsors Love About Meeting Syrian Refugees

From UNHCR Canada.  Arriving in a new country can be a scary experience, but when Najwa and Reyad Al Hamoud arrived in Canada they were greeted with jumps of joy. Elaine Hofer, one of the Al Hamoud family’s sponsors, had driven two hours from a Hutterite colony near Brandon, Manitoba, … Read more

Giving back: Syrian group cooks meals for Halifax shelters

By Anjuli Patil, CBC News, 2 April 2017. ‘We thought if people are living here in terrible conditions, we should help them.’ On Sundays, you can find Mohammed Al-Jokhadar and his wife Theresa in their tiny kitchen preparing big meals for people in need. They’re part of the newly formed Syrian Thanksgiving Group … Read more