Canada’s refugee system is good, but not perfect: Cecco

(By: Ryan Rocca) While Canada is notoriously known for welcoming refugees, the government should look at ways to make their assimilation into the country more effective, Leyland Cecco, a journalist and UN employee said at Ryerson Wednesday. Cecco works for the UN High Commissioner for Refugees and recently finished working on a series of stories for the UN named From Far and Wide, which highlights … Continue reading Canada’s refugee system is good, but not perfect: Cecco

Ryerson students camp outside for Syria

(By: Yusra Javed and Mark McKelvie) Members of the Assyrian Caldean Syriac Student Union of Canada camped outside the RSU for 4 nights in an effort to raise money and raise awareness about the ongoing conflict in Syria. Rosemary Yachouh, president of the ACSSU spoke to reporter Yusra Javed about their experience fundraising on Ryerson campus. Continue reading Ryerson students camp outside for Syria