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at 19:59 on November 29, 2015, EST.

Canada opens refugee processing centre in Jordan, aims to see 500 people a day

AMMAN, Jordan - A trickle of Syrian refugees seeking to leave Jordan flowed into Canada's processing centre in Amman on Sunday, the first day of operations at what will eventually become the hub of much of the Syrian refugee resettlement program.


at 19:26 on November 29, 2015, EST.

Trudeau era to start with sweeping parliamentary reforms, empowerment of MPs

OTTAWA - The Justin Trudeau era begins in earnest Friday with all the pomp of a traditional speech from the throne.


at 18:59 on November 29, 2015, EST.

Tories' 12 years in office faces challenge in Newfoundland and Labrador election

CORNER BROOK, N.L. - Voters in Newfoundland and Labrador head to the polls Monday after a campaign that saw the Liberals argue the province's 12-year-old Progressive Conservative government is due for replacement.


at 18:32 on November 29, 2015, EST.

Fans trash talk, soak up atmosphere as excitement builds for Grey Cup

WINNIPEG - Excitement for the Canadian football showdown of the year is nearing its peak in Winnipeg as Edmonton and Ottawa fans decked themselves out in team colours and engaged in a bit of friendly trash talk for the Grey Cup.


at 17:27 on November 29, 2015, EST.

How the process of admitting Syrian refugees from Jordan will work

AMMAN, Jordan - The Canadian government has now begun processing refugee cases for admittance to Canada under the government-assisted refugee component of the Syrian resettlement program.


at 17:26 on November 29, 2015, EST.

Paintings a poignant picture of Syrian refugee life for Canadian ministers

MAFRAQ, Jordan - Propped against the plywood and metal walls of a community centre in Jordan's largest refugee camp, dozens of paintings provide a glimpse into the minds of some of the thousands of children who call Zaatari home.


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