At the recent United Nations Summit for Refugees and Migrants in New York, many participants applauded Canada’s response to the Syrian refugee crisis, especially when Prime Minister Justin Trudeau co-hosted a leaders’ summit. Canada seems to have become, at least among UN leaders, something of a celebrated example of refugee sponsorship. LATEST NUMBERS As of… Read More

Two recent EFC letters underscore how Canadian evangelical churches welcome refugees of all faiths. Churches related to the EFC’s Middle East Resettlement Initiative are “open to sponsoring anyone in need, regardless of the refugee’s religious beliefs or affiliation. As Christians, we are called in both the Old and New Testaments to welcome the stranger and,… Read More

By Harold Jantz, guest blogger Can Canada accept 200,000 refugees from the many thousands now flowing into Europe? That’s a number that’s been suggested by some. It certainly can. Our history shows we’ve been generous in the past and there’s every reason to be as hospitable again. During the post-war years from 1946 to 1952,… Read More