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Cost of resettling Syrian refugees reaches $1 Billion

July 21, 2018

October 29 2015

Can the Liberals bring 25,000 Syrian refugees here by end of 2015?

https://www.macleans.ca/politics/ottawa/justin-trudeaus-risky-refugee-promise/

 

March 3 2016

Trudeau on 60 Minutes hot seat over Syrian refugees
https://torontosun.com/2016/03/03/trudeau-on-60-minutes-hot-seat-over-syrian-refugees/wcm/badb03db-9682-44e7-a470-79dcdcbcba9b

 

November 17 2017

Trudeau vows to 'keep Canadians safe' as he rebuffs concerns over plan to accept 25,000 Syrian refugees

https://nationalpost.com/news/politics/trudeau-vows-to-keep-canadians-safe-as-he-rebuffs-provinces-concerns-over-plan-to-accept-25000-syrian-refugees

 

December 11 2015

Trudeau greets Syrian refugees as Canada prepares for more arrivals 

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/dec/11/canada-syrian-refugees-arrive-whitehorse-yukon

 

March 22 2016

Budget gives $245-million to resettle government-assisted Syrian refugees

https://beta.theglobeandmail.com/news/politics/liberals-to-spend-245-million-to-resettle-government-assisted-syrian-refugees/article29351512/?ref=http://www.theglobeandmail.com&

 

 

 

Tony Lam's Comments: WTF? (Updated: November 14 2017 - The CIJ News article is no longer online but I did save it PDF. I no longer pdf articles because it takes too long. Added a different source.)


Posted by: CIJnews Staff November 22, 2016

http://en.cijnews.com/?p=60262

 

Cost of resettling Syrian refugees reaches
$384.7 million


The federal government published on Tuesday, November 22, 2016 the final expenditures on the
Syrian resettlement initiative for 2015-2016.


In 2015-2016, the Government spent $384.7 million on the Syrian resettlement initiative, approximately
$70.3 million less than planned.


The figures exclude PSPC (Public Services and
Procurement Canada) accommodation, but include
$80.9M in expenditures that departments absorbed
within existing funding levels.


The expenditure by the Ministry of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship totalled $193.1 million,
and Global Affair Canada $161.6 million.


According to the official statement, lower costs for transportation and overseas processing, in addition
to unused contingency funds and the non-activation of the interim lodging sites on Canadian Forces
bases all contributed to the Government coming under budget.

 

The government announced its intention to continue to invest in the settlement of these Syrian
refugees to ensure that they integrate into and contribute fully to the Canadian economy and their
communities.


Since November 2015, 34,696 Syrian refugees have arrived in Canada, including 18,156 Government-
Assisted Refugees, 3,552 Blended Visa Office-Referred Refugees and 12,988 Privately Sponsored
Refugees.


November 26 2015
Ottawa exempts Syrian refugees from loan repayment
http://www.vancouversun.com/life/ottawa+exempts+syrian+refugees+from+loan+repayment/11546821/story.html

 

Syrian refugees: Canada issues 928 visas, adding $100M in aid
https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/details-government-syrian-refugees-1.3338266

 

November 22 2016

Bringing 25,000 Syrian refugees to Canada cost $385M

http://www.rcinet.ca/en/2016/11/22/bringing-25000-syrian-refugees-to-canada-cost-385m/

 

November 25 2016

The truth about Trudeau’s refugee budget numbers

http://torontosun.com/2016/11/25/the-truth-about-trudeaus-refugee-budget-numbers/wcm/86b99d10-e340-4bb3-967d-2898cc1d71f7

 

April 7 2017

For Syrian refugees, shift to provincial assistance is a financial challenge

https://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/for-refugees-shift-to-provincial-assistance-is-a-financial-challenge/article33202637/

 

June 13 2017

PROOF: In rush to keep Trudeau promises, “refugees” weren't screened

https://www.therebel.media/ezra_show_june_13_2017

 

June 14 2017

Syrian refugee process bungled by Trudeau

https://torontosun.com/2017/06/14/syrian-refugee-process-bungled-by-trudeau/wcm/a298a287-0655-41cd-81ad-ea4e345228b9

 

June 16 2017

The real legacy of Trudeau’s Syrian refugee program

http://torontosun.com/2017/06/16/the-real-legacy-of-trudeaus-syrian-refugee-program/wcm/c6c5c3d9-f2fd-4d1b-8289-f6c152fb251e

 

June 25 2017

Canadians deserve extensive reporting on refugee issue

http://torontosun.com/2017/06/25/canadians-deserve-extensive-reporting-on-refugee-issue/wcm/e10a79f0-8846-4798-b132-cf92cafb39ea

 

November 13 2017

Unable to find work, many Syrian refugees reluctantly turn to social assistance

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/syrian-refugees-struggling-social-assistance-language-barrier-1.4368833

 

November 21 2017

REPORT: Trudeau Government Not Tracking Outcomes In The Nearly $1 BILLION Syrian Refugee Program

https://www.spencerfernando.com/2017/11/21/report-trudeau-government-not-tracking-outcomes-nearly-1-billion-syrian-refugee-program/

 

November 24 2017

Internal government audit finds ‘gaps’ in security screening of Syrian refugees

https://globalnews.ca/news/3875716/syrian-refugees-gaps-screening-canada/

 

December 3 2017

Girl struck and killed by Abbotsford bus a Syrian refugee

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/nine-year-old-abbotsford-bus-accident-victim-syrian-refugee-1.4430561

 

July 16 2018

Douglas Todd: Trudeau government goes silent on Syrian refugees
https://vancouversun.com/opinion/columnists/douglas-todd-trudeau-government-goes-silent-on-syrian-refugees

 

July 20 2018

Douglas Todd: Trudeau government goes silent on Syrian refugees
https://vancouversun.com/opinion/columnists/douglas-todd-trudeau-government-goes-silent-on-syrian-refugees

 

October 7 2018

 

 

 

 

 

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