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In Canada, our foreign-born population is already at 20 per cent and growing!
It is a horrible situation overseas. We've had many fleeing the US, where asylum seekers are afraid of President #45.
Just this week, 19 people had to be rescued by Canadian authorities trying to cross the border in a frightful winter storm near Emerson, Man.
I feel badly for those countries, like Greece, who have taken so many into their arms.
Robin and Robert Jones have lived part-time on the beautiful island of Lesbos, Greece for 42 years. In 2015 Lesbos became a flashpoint for the refugee crisis sweeping Europe and Asia. In April 2015, fewer than 150 refugees a week were landing on the island. By November, 3,000 desperate people were pouring onto their beaches every day after having made the dangerous crossing of the Aegean Sea on overcrowded rubber rafts from Turkey.
|You can tell a lot about children by their drawings!|
I loved studying my students' art.
In Numbers (LifelineSyria.ca)
|The Refugee Crisis - photo: Robin Jones|
An article was written about them:
Santa Barbara Couple on
Front Lines of Refugee Crisis
Two refugees from Ghana were hospitalized in Winnipeg after getting frostbite while they were lost on Christmas Eve morning on Highway 75 near the Canada-U.S. border.
- 'They almost froze to death': Refugees frostbitten after walking to Manitoba border
- Number of asylum-seekers crossing illegally into Quebec from U.S. spikes