Weekly Update: April 23-29, 2018

Inland Refugee Society

News and Events:

April 25, 2018 – The North Shore News: Long wait ends as Syrian refugees arrive in North Van

April 26, 2018 – The Vancouver Star: Refugee agencies seek homes for summer arrivals as Ottawa debates ‘illegals’

April 27, 2018 – CBC News: Whistler, B.C., group fights to bring Syrian man stranded in Malaysian airport to Canada – Hassan Al Kontar has spent 50 days in Kuala Lumpur airport, surviving on airline meals

April 28, 2018 – Global News: A Syrian refugee has spent 50 days stranded in Malaysian airport. B.C. group wants to bring him to Canada

April 29, 2018 – CTV News Vancouver: Tima Kurdi wants Canada to take more refugees, hopes new book spotlights crisis