Canada refugees

Dead Syrian boy's aunt reflects on family's journey, world's refugee response

Alan Kurdi's death thrust his aunt Tima into the international spotlight as a spokeswoman for the refugees' plight.

Alan Kurdi's aunt hopes her brother Mohammed's family will arrive in Canada soon

Tima Kurdi said her brother Mohammed, his wife and five children have been accepted by Citizenship and Immigration Canada - but her nephew's death still haunts her.

Refugee in youth detention sues B.C. government for alleged solitary confinement

Refugee's lawyer said client's "unacceptable" punishment was meted out after the young man assaulted a staff worker.

Alan Kurdi's aunt says changes to refugee rules too late to save her nephews

Canadian government officials have invited Tima Kurdi to make another refugee application for one of her brothers and his family.

Municipal federation creates task force to respond to Syrian refugee crisis

OTTAWA — The mayor of Halifax and a city councillor from Vancouver will lead a task force set up by the Federation of Canadian Municipalities to develop a response to the humanitarian crisis facing...

Syrian refugee says there's 'no hope' for families who want to reunite in Canada

Angered by a Hungarian camerawoman tripping a refugee, Agha says it's "extremely hard," for a Syrian to come to Canada.

"Indigenous lives matter," says Mulcair at Vancouver rally

Greeted by passionate cheers on his West Coast stop, Mulcair demands inquiry into those slain or vanished and promises to step up efforts to save Syria's refugees.

No choice, but Syrian refugee in Vancouver considers herself the 'luckiest'

One Syrian who made it here alive says, "I'm one of the luckiest people you will ever find in the whole world, seriously,"

Canada only country to charge refugees interest on travel loans: advocates

Newcomers fleeing war face thousands of dollars in debt as they struggle to rebuild their lives in a new home, often using food money to repay federal loans.

Big city mayors hold teleconference to discuss plans to aid Syrian refugees

Twenty-one mayors including Gregor Robertson, John Tory, and Naheed Nenshi join forces to help resettle Syrian refugees, as public demands action.