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. Naheed (nah-HEED') Gilani is part of a group of five Calgarians pitching in to sponsor a refugee family. Gilani says it's important to put Calgary's economic woes in perspective. (Social housing in Calgary will not go toward refugees, as wait lists are already long. Real estate firms are offering rental units at a discount or free to refugees.)

Date: 2015-12-10
Placeline: CALGARY.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 15 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << matter what economic downturn we Face our lives are generally easy I mean I just think people get so used to their high-level comedian standards that we're not as resilient in the face of a downturn as we should be people don't know what's resiliency really is >>


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