Alberta Floods

Syrian refugees: Calgary near top of private sponsorships

At 502 total privately sponsored refugees, Calgary has more than double British Columbia's 217. "I know we're in an economic downturn and times are tough, but that's when Calgarians step up," said Marg Seeger, who helped spearhead a fundraising campaign at Sunalta School to sponsor a Syrian family. Arthur Clark, who co-founded the Calgary Centre for Global Community, said he's excited to see the…

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