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Syrian refugee's months-long ordeal comes to a happy ending

November 29, 2018
Whistlerite Laurie Cooper made a promise to Hassan Al Kontar when she began the push to bring the Syrian refugee to Canada after he was left stranded in a Malaysian airport. "I am an eternal. . .

Paypal controversy freezes awards site

February 19, 2017
When The Reminder entered an article about Syrian refugees into a journalism competition, staff hoped the article would stand out. Just not in this way.

A match is made: community group is paired with a Syrian refugee family

January 30, 2016
A Syrian family of four will soon be arriving in Flin Flon, says Northern Refugee Sponsorship Committee chairwoman Laura Sparling.

Refugees could be calling Flin Flon home by year’s end

January 16, 2016
Flin Flon will likely be welcoming newcomers to Canada in 2016, owing to the work of the Northern Refugee Sponsorship Committee in collaboration with the Cornerstone Community Church.

Meeting sharpens focus around refugees-to-Flin Flon plan

December 5, 2015
Last week, 60-plus area residents heard Shire’s words as they gathered to learn about a local group’s plan to bring a refugee family to Flin Flon in 2016.

Thursday meeting to discuss plan to bring refugees to Flin Flon

November 25, 2015
The newly formed Northern Refugee Sponsorship Committee will host a town hall meeting tomorrow, Thursday, Nov. 26 to discuss plans to sponsor a refugee family to move to Flin Flon.

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December 20, 2004
Calgary - The Samson Cree First Nation is declaring a partial victory in a lawsuit against the federal government after a judge ordered Ottawa t...

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