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Calgary to welcome 200 Yazidi refugees by end of year

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U.N. report says ISIS seeking to destroy small religious minority community CBC News  Posted: Mar 22, 2017 1:02 PM MT Last Updated: Mar 22, 2017 1:06 PM MT Dozens of Yazidi refugees are starting to settle into life in Calgary.  They're...
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Agencies push back against Coulter's attacks on Calgary's Syrian refugees

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BILL KAUFMANN More from Bill Kaufmann Published on: March 22, 2017 | Last Updated: March 22, 2017 6:13 AM MDT   Comments from a notorious American political commentator that Syrian refugees are ballooning Calgary’s poverty rate were deflated by ...
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Fortney: 'The Girl in the Photo' speaks out for refugees, war's innocent victims

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VALERIE FORTNEY, CALGARY HERALD More from Valerie Fortney, Calgary Herald Published on: March 21, 2017 | Last Updated: March 21, 2017 7:54 AM MDT   For much of the past 25 years she’s called Canada home, Kim Phuc has become accustomed to being s...
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Kim Phuc, the 'Napalm Girl' from the Pulitzer Prize-winning photo, comes to Calgary to speak on refugees, immigrants

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FIRST POSTED: MONDAY, MARCH 20, 2017 08:09 PM MDT | UPDATED: MONDAY, MARCH 20, 2017 08:27 PM MDT She was known as the “Napalm Girl,” a nine-year-old victim of a deadly chemical attack whose image shocked the world — and has served as an enduring symb...
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Woman in famous Vietnam War photo visits Calgary as ambassador of peace

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Cynthia Roebuck ,  Anchor/Reporter @CTVCRoebuck Published Monday, March 20, 2017 4:30PM MDT  Last Updated Monday, March 20, 2017 7:19PM MDT Kim Phuc Phan Thi is in Calgary for the 35 th  anniversary of the Calgary Catholic Immigration ...
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Trump's immigration plans may be Canada’s gain

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US Leadership on refugee relief will be missed: Calgary Catholic Immigration Society Many Syrian refugees who landed in Calgary have started their own businesses already. Pictured clockwise from top left are Mery Makhoul and Antoine Rayan owners of A...
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