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Dec. 08, 2016 – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

New study examines Syrian refugee experiences in Alberta

Calgary/Edmonton, Alberta – Dec. 08, 2016: The Alberta Association of Immigrant Serving Agencies (AAISA) is undertaking a new research study to shed light on the unique needs, barriers, and experiences of Syrian refugees. This study will focus on the resettlement experiences of Syrian refugees arriving in Alberta during 2015 and 2016, with particular attention to the types of programs and services that are most needed in Alberta to support labour market integration, language training, and social connections…

The full news release and backgrounder for both Calgary and Edmonton are available.

Dec. 05, 2016 – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Syrian Refugees, One Year On

Newcomer Serving and Private Sponsorship Organizations Thank Canadians for Welcoming Syrians

Alberta, Canada – December 05, 2016: One year after Syrians began to arrive in Canada as part of a major resettlement movement, newcomer-serving and private sponsorship organizations take the opportunity to salute and thank the countless Canadians who individually and collectively contributed to sponsoring and welcoming refugees.

Both English and French versions of the release are available.