Plane carrying Syrian refugees arrives in Toronto

December 11, 2015 4:53 AM

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Plane carrying Syrian refugees arrives in Toronto

PM thanks staff, volunteers ahead of arrival of 163 newcomers

After months of promises and weeks of preparation, the first Canadian government planeload of Syrian refugees landed in Toronto on Thursday, aboard a military aircraft met by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

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