This blog post has been provoked by conversations with friends, colleagues and current events. There is an accompanying op-ed piece in the LightouseNOW Progress Bulletin: Welcome refugees for their benefit and ours
The accompanying op-ed piece in this weeks paper (read the full article on the lighthouse now website):
The refugee crisis in Europe is the largest movement of people since the aftermath of world war two. From 1946 – 1962 Canada admitted nearly a quarter of a million refugees. Yet here we are faced with a disaster of similar size and we are not taking in the numbers despite the Ivany report and multiple other channels of research on our economy telling us we need to take 7,000 annually.
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