Month: September 2017

HSAA’s refugee family finding their new feet in new home

It’s been eight months since the family of Syrian refugees sponsored by HSAA arrived in Calgary. From the depths of winter, through summer to Labour day, how has the family fared? Ayed Saad, member of HSAA’s Social Justice committee and the chair of the refugee sponsorship ad hoc committee that worked on bringing the family to Alberta, provides this update. Health: The oldest son, now aged six, had an infected tooth when the family arrived in…

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