Christian Science Monitor: As furor over refugees grips US, Canada offers a different way to integrate
…The Canadian narrative around migration, especially for refugees, stands in stark contrast to that under Trump’s America. It is not immune to hate, witnessed by a mass shooting Sunday night at a mosque in Quebec City that officials are calling terrorism. A white Quebecois man is being held as a suspect in the attack….
Sponsorship doesn’t solve all the problems a refugee might face. A 2014 University of Manitoba labor market study found the refugee unemployment rate to be double that of the general Canadian population. They face an income gap that takes on average 14 years to bridge.