Syrian refugee families to settle in northwestern Ontario communities

Communities across northwestern Ontario have raised thousands of dollars to help bring refugee families to our region.The Kenora Refugee Support Partnership sponsored a family of four that fled their home in Syria.”It’s, it’s just exciting. I’m looking forward to it. I’m looking forward to how it changes our community too,” said Meg Illman-White.Illman-White said preparations have been going on for months, securing housing and other necessities for the family’s arrival.Kerril Davidson-Hunt, who is also part of the Kenora Refugee Support Partnership, said the are more than 60 people who are part of the group.

Source: Syrian refugee families to settle in northwestern Ontario communities – Thunder Bay – CBC News