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We bring you the most up-to-date information from UNHCR Canada through news releases.

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Canadians prepare to mark World Refugee Day

OTTAWA, 17 June 2016 – On June 20, World Refugee Day, Canadians will join people around the world to highlight the courage and perseverance shown by refugees in overcoming enormous odds to rebuild their lives. This year, World Refugee Day has a special meaning,...

UNHCR applauds Canada’s response to the Syrian crisis

OTTAWA, Nov. 27, 2015 - The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is extremely grateful to the People and the Government of Canada for their generous contribution of 100 million Canadian dollars in support of emergency relief activities...

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