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Syrian Refugee Crisis: Canada strikes committee to fast track resettlement

Canada's minister of immigration, refugees and citizenship says cabinet will form a subcommittee to co-ordinate government efforts to bring thousands of Syrian refugees to this country.

"Canadians can and must do more to help Syrian refugees who are desperately seeking safety," McCallum said Monday during a news conference in Ottawa. "The new cabinet ad hoc committee is our first step towards Canada providing more Syrian refugees with the safe haven they so desperately need."

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