Aboard an overloaded ship carrying more than 500 refugees, a young woman becomes an unlikely hero. This single, powerful story, told by Melissa Fleming of the UN's refugee agency, gives a human face to the sheer numbers of human beings trying to escape to better lives ... as the refugee ships keep coming ...
Co-organized by the International Organization for Migration and the Permanent Missions of Ecuador and Germany to the United Nations
Published on December 22, 2015
For the thousands of Syrian newcomers willing and able to work, a job will be top of mind on arrival. It’s up to Canadians to help leverage their talent quickly and fully.
Published on December 18, 2015
On the occasion of International Migrants Day (December 18, 2015), Mayor John Tory offers a warm welcome to the Syrian refugees now making their home in Toronto, and shares an excerpt from Flight and Freedom: Stories of Escape to Canada (2015).
According to the results of the Martin Prosperity Institute's Global Creativity Index, companies located in Canada are the best at leveraging talent from a diverse population.
The distinction is becoming increasingly important as the refugee crisis escalates.