In Canada we see no contradiction in belonging to more than one nationality or culture. In fact, these shared identities are the basis for our success. We celebrate this success as we celebrate the arrival of Canada’s newest residents, and their path towards becoming full members of the Canadian family.
While there has been much discussion concerning the Syrian refugee crisis, what we have missed is what these refugees bring to us and how our communities will benefit from welcoming them.
Toronto Symphony Orchestra
Kinan Azmeh, clarinet/composer
For more information on the Government of Canada’s Syria Emergency Relief Fund: http://www.international.gc.ca/media/dev/news-communiques/2015/09/12a.aspx?lang=eng
Red Cross: http://www.redcross.ca
Doctors Without Borders: http://doctorswithoutborders.ca
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