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The Conference Board of Canada

Settling Syrian Refugees: Lessons from the GTA

By Kareem El-Assal

 Metro News

Toronto app helps connect Syrian refugees with doctors

The people behind iamsick.ca have translated their website and app into Arabic to assist Syrian refugees landing in Toronto.

By Jessica Smith Cross

New York Times

Canadians Adopted Refugee Families for a Year. Then Came ‘Month 13.’

Everyday Canadians spent a year embracing Syrians in the world’s most
personal resettlement program. Letting them go might be the biggest test yet.

Welcome Home TO’s report was used to inform this article of challenges facing Syrian refugees in Month 13.

By Jodi Kantor and Catrin Einhorn

U of T News

Refugee initiative from U of T startup helps newcomers navigate Canada’s health-care system.

After living amid the Syrian refugee crisis in Turkey for a year after graduating from the University of Toronto, Nouhaila Chelkhaoui knew she wanted to help make a positive impact on the lives of newcomers.

By Olivia Tomic

CBC Toronto

Syrian refugees face a new kind of uncertainty as federal allowance ends

Teaching newcomers English will be critical to their long-term success in Canada, teacher says

By Laura Fraser

CBC Toronto

Month 13 Panel Discussion

By Devin Heroux