Tag: syrian refugees

Refugee moms at serious risk for postpartum depression

https://www.thecoast.ca/halifax/refugee-moms-at-serious-risk-for-postpartum-depression/Content?oid=18954973 Salma Almukhaini, from Oman, is a first-year PhD student at Dalhousie University’s school of nursing. SUBMITTED Evidence shows that the risk of postpartum depression in refugee women is five times higher than for Canadian-born women. In Syrian refugee women, this could be attributed to many challenges that they often experience before arriving and after […]

Fredericton’s growing Muslim community is searching for a permanent cemetery

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/new-brunswick/fredericton-muslims-cemetery-1.4885395 The father of five was one of the first Syrian refugees to settle in New Brunswick in 2015. The tradesman took English classes at the Multicultural Association of Fredericton and, two winters ago, went snowmobiling with his children for the first time. Alsalh, 49, was also one of the first Syrian newcomers in the […]

Canada Revenue Agency ‘going after’ refugees: NDP MP Jenny Kwan

https://www.ctvnews.ca/politics/canada-revenue-agency-going-after-refugees-ndp-mp-jenny-kwan-1.4164222 NDP MP Jenny Kwan asks a question during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Friday, May 25, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang OTTAWA — A family of Syrian refugees in British Columbia got a tax bill for $27,000 after the Canada Revenue Agency asked the parents to […]