Teachers struggling after surge of refugees, U of W education expert says

CBC News. Posted January  03, 2017

‘More than 20,000 of the Syrian refugees who have settled in Canada are under the age of 18, and the trials for teachers range from language barriers to trauma, according to Jan Stewart, a professor in the faculty of education at the University of Winnipeg.’ Click on the link for full article.

WINNIPEG’S WELCOME PLACE HELPING HIGH VOLUME OF SYRIANS WITH ‘MONTH 13’ TRANSITION

By Braeden Jones, for Metro News

“Welcome Place helping high volume of Syrians with ‘Month 13’ transition.” Click on the link for full article.

NEWCOMER DRIVER TRAINING: ON THE BUMPY ROAD TO A NEW LIFE IN A NEW COUNTRY

By Brett Purdy, for CBC News

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WINNIPEG COOKING CLASS HELPS REFUGEES FEEL AT HOME

CBC News

Students from around the world make friends as they fry at Mary Jane’s Cooking School. Click on the link for full article.

‘WE EMPOWER ONE ANOTHER’: WINNIPEG RESTAURANT HIRES SYRIAN REFUGEES

CBC News

Arabesque Hookah Café on Corydon Avenue has hired three refugees and is a place for breaking stereotypes around what being an immigrant or a refugee means by creating a safe space for different sorts of people to come together and sit and talk. Click on the link for full article.

‘JUST CRY’: SYRIAN FAMILIES REUNITED IN WINNIPEG CELEBRATE CHRISTMAS TOGETHER

By Erin Brohman, for CBC News

Two families, related by blood and marriage, meet in Winnipeg after years apart. Click on the link for full article.

WINNIPEGGER FROM SYRIA SEES DEATH AND DESTRUCTION IN ALEPPO CEASEFIRE

By Donna Carreiro, for CBC News

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WINNIPEG SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA TO HOLD SPECIAL CONCERT FOR REFUGEES

By Braeden Jones, for Metro News

‘WSO has been working with the Manitoba Association of Newcomer Serving Organizations to get the word out about the concert.’ Click on the link for full article.

‘UNIVERSAL LANGUAGE CALLED LOVE’: SYRIAN REFUGEE FAMILY WELCOMED TO WINNIPEG

CBC News

The Syrian refugee family of four arrived on Thursday after receiving sponsorship and help from the South Osborne Syrian Refugee Initiative (SOSRI), a group of about 200 volunteers. Click on the link for full article.

CHANGING THE FACE OF MANITOBA IMMIGRATION

By Dan Lett, for Winnipeg Free Press

This is an opinion piece. Click on the link for full article.