The Canadian Press

2015-11-17 | Syria Refugees Wall

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Refugees, immigrants and Canadians stood shoulder to shoulder in front of the Saskatchewan legislature today in a protest against comments made by Premier Brad Wall. Wall says Ottawa should suspend a plan to bring in 25-thousand Syrian refugees by year's end because of safety and settlement concerns. Maria Aman, who came to Canada as a refugee 22 years ago, says she's worried the impact those comments will have on refugees. (The premier says Canada should take in refugees, but security should be the foremost concern for the provincial and federal governments.)

Date: 2015-11-17
Placeline: REGINA.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 17 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << I think I could definitely paint some negative things about the people and unjust preconceived ideas of who they are before we actually meet them before they have a chance so I think that's the biggest problem here it's not about what he said it's about the feelings coming into that >>


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