The Canadian Press

2015-12-10 | Calgary Refugees Economy

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Calgary is preparing to welcome up to 13-hundred Syrian refugees in the coming months, even as it struggles with a tough economy. About 500 of those are coming through private sponsorships -- one of the highest numbers of any Canadian city. Calgary mayor Naheed (nah-HED') Nenshi says the feedback he's heard on the city's refugee response has been overwhelmingly positive. But he adds there are a few who wonder about accepting newcomers when so many in the city are struggling. (Anti-Muslim graffiti was scrawled on a light-rail transit station earlier this month.)

Date: 2015-12-10
Placeline: CALGARY.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 19 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << and that's a fair question but of course let's remember that folks were hurting right now have access to a huge raft to resources whether it CIA or social programs for housing in our current Community as the folks were coming are fleeing unspeakable violence and Trauma and don't have anything >>


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