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Immigration Minister John McCallum and a student talk last February about sponsoring refugees. (Ryersonian File Photo)

Rye’s Lifeline Syria is left in lurch after government policy change and cuts back

There are over 100 private sponsorship groups within the Ryerson University Lifeline Syria Challenge, but only 12 of them have seen the Syrian refugee families they’ve sponsored actually make it to Canada. Now, it looks as though the rest of the sponsorship groups could have to wait until the end of the year – or early next year – for […]

by Jacqueline Tucci· · News
The trouble with not recognizing Canadian newcomer credentials

The trouble with not recognizing Canadian newcomer credentials

Ryerson University professors Usha George and John Shields shared some insight on this issue, and the potential consequences.  Three immigrants, including one Syrian refugee, share their struggles to employment here in Canada.

by Darsha Jethava· · News