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Trudeau touts Canada's commitment to Syrian refugees during UK visit

Posted by Katie DeRosa on Friday, November 27, 2015,

As other countries pass legislation to restrict Syrian refugees, Canada’s newly elected Prime Minister Justin Trudeau reaffirmed the country’s commitment to welcoming 25,000 Syrians in the next three months.

“We know we are not just resettling refugees, we are welcoming new Canadians,” Trudeau said Thursday in a speech at the Canadian High Commission in London.

He held up Canada has an example to other countries of how diversity and cultural inclusion can thrive.


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Myanmar Adventures: Escape to Dalah

Posted by Katie DeRosa on Thursday, February 21, 2013,

To escape the big city chaos of Yangon for a slice of country life, myself, Nacho, an NGO founder from Spain and Tommas, an Italian economist who lives in London, took a 15 minute ferry across the Yangon River to Dalah for $2 each way.

At the ferry terminal we attracted the attention of a troop of children, who looked between two and six years old, apparently watched over by the eldest girl of about 12 who sells postcards to tourists. Their faces were caked with dirt and their hands ...

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