How Waterloo Region residents can help Syrian refugees

September 3, 2015 8:54 PM

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How Waterloo Region residents can help Syrian refugees

The deaths of two young Syrian boys and their mother in Turkey have refocused worldwide attention on the humanitarian crisis in Syria. Alan Kurdi, 3, his brother Galib, 5, and mother, Reham drowned after their rowboat capsized while they were trying to reach a Greek island from Turkey.

The deaths of Alan and Galib have also increased pressure on the Canadian government after it was revealed the family was trying to get to Canada, and shifted the focus of the federal election campaign.

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