Joe Gunn, in the Huffington Post on Sept.8, 2014 discussed how well Canada is doing to help refugees. He points to a recent study that In 2013, just over 12,000 refugees were accepted into Canada. Of these people, 6,623 were sponsored by private groups.The study points to some areas for improvement. These include: long wait and processing times, Federal Government cuts to health care, and the change in definition of a dependent child. He indicates that a way to move forward is to establish responsive partnerships with the Federal Government.
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You Might Think Canada Is Doing its Best to Help Refugees Huffington Post Sept. 2014