Tag: Syrian refugee

Conservative MP invokes Marrisa Shen’s murder in call for immigration screening review

Conservative MP invokes Marrisa Shen’s murder in call for immigration screening review Michelle Rempel made the announcement in Burnaby South with her party’s byelection candidate Kelvin Gawley / Burnaby Now JANUARY 20, 2019 11:55 AM MP Michelle Rempel speaks at a press conference in Burnaby South alongside Burnaby South Conservative candidate Jay Shin (left) and MP […]

Syrian refugee Hassan Al Kantor, stranded in Malaysian airport for 7 months, coming to Canada

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/hassan-al-kontar-update-1.4920786 Syrian refugee Hassan Al Kantor, who lived in a Malaysian airport for seven months, is now on his way to Canada thanks to sponsors in Whistler, B.C. (Hassan Al Kantor/Twitter) 294 comments The Syrian refugee who spent seven months living in limbo at a Malaysia airport has announced on social media that he is on his way to Canada. “For […]

Murder charge shocks B.C. communities that sponsored accused killer’s journey to Canada

  https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/marrisa-shen-ibrahim-ali-1.4818994 Burnaby teen Marrisa Shen, who was 13 when she was killed, is shown here in an undated photo supplied by police. Ibrahim Ali is charged with her murder. (Supplied by RCMP) St. Andrew’s-Wesley United Church lead minister Dan Chambers issued a brief statement Tuesday in response to questions about Ali, a Syrian national who […]

Syrian community fears scapegoating after man new to Canada charged with murder of Marrisa Shen

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/marrisa-shen-murder-1.4818244 Marrisa Shen (pictured) went missing from her home near Central Park in Burnaby on July 18, 2017. Ibrahim Ali, 28, has been charged in connection with her death. (Tina Lovgreen/CBC)