Dow Marmur, in a September 6 editorial in the Toronto Star, wrote:
"Canada has often been welcoming to newcomers, including refugees. The positive reception of the Vietnamese boat people in the 1970s comes to mind. But it hasn’t always been consistent. Writing about the ship of Tamil refugees that reached our shores recently, Professor Michael Byers of the University of British Columbia refers to two tragic instances when Canada turned away people in similar circumstances."
Read the entire editorial, "Our duty to welcome strangers" here
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