Canada giving C$100 million to help address Syria refugee crisis

November 26, 2015 6:57 PM

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Canada giving C$100 million to help address Syria refugee crisis

OTTAWA Canada will give an extra C$100 million ($75 million) to the United Nations' refugee agency to help it deal with the Syrian crisis, International Development Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau said on Thursday.

Bibeau told reporters that the money would help the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees provide shelter, protection, education and health to some of the millions affected by the Syrian civil war.

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