The Canadian Press

2015-10-09 | FedElxn Conservatives Syria

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Prime Minister Stephen Harper says an audit of Syrian refugee applications was ordered simply to ensure the most vulnerable were being selected -- without compromising national security. A CTV News report, citing unnamed sources, says the Prime Minister's Office was actively discouraging the Department of Citizenship and Immigration from accepting Sunni or Shia Muslims. As he unveiled his party's full election platform in Richmond, B-C, Harper told reporters that refugees who are most at risk are given a higher priority. (A furious Justin Trudeau says a Liberal government would "absolutely not" prioritize religious and ethnic minorities.)

Date: 2015-10-09
Placeline: RICHMOND, British Columbia.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 23 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << let's be very clear the vulnerable ethnic and religious minorities that are being targeted for Slaughter by ISIS and its allies are not exclusively Christian by any means that includes a Muslim minorities as well and other and other groups a but in the end as we've been very clear that we don't make the decisions on Refugee selection they're not made by political people those decisions are made by arm's length bureaucrats >>