Refugee response summary

6 10 2015

As previously reported here, Councillor Leiper hosted a meeting to coordinate Kitchissippi response to the Syrian refugee crisis; results posted on the ward website include a link to Ottawa Community Immigrant Services extensive list of opportunities for residents to respond to the crisis, and other resources.

The mayor also held a city-wide meeting, from which residents wanting to respond to the crisis are encouraged to make concrete contributions “either by sponsoring a family through Refugee613, or by donating through United for Refugees.”