Walking out as citizens: Trudeau welcomes Syrian refugees to Canada

Updated On Dec 12, 2015 01:42 AM IST 6 Photos
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Canada welcomed 163 Syrian refugees, taking in the first of a planned 25,000 in a matter of months and promising them a better life as they flee their country’s horrific war. Prime Minister Trudeau said, “Tonight they step off the plane as refugees. But they walk out of this terminal as permanent residents of Canada...” (Reuters )

Canada welcomed 163 Syrian refugees, taking in the first of a planned 25,000 in a matter of months and promising them a better life as they flee their country’s horrific war. Prime Minister Trudeau said, “Tonight they step off the plane as refugees. But they walk out of this terminal as permanent residents of Canada...” (Reuters )

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Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau poses with airport staff as they await Syrian refugees arriving at the Toronto Pearson International Airport in Mississauga, Ontario. (Reuters )

Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau poses with airport staff as they await Syrian refugees arriving at the Toronto Pearson International Airport in Mississauga, Ontario. (Reuters )

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Canadian PM Justin Trudeau (L) greets Georgina Zires, Madeleine Jamkossian and her father Kevork Jamkossian -- refugees fleeing from Syria -- as they arrive at the Pearson International airport, in Toronto. (The Canadian Press via AP )

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau (L) greets Georgina Zires, Madeleine Jamkossian and her father Kevork Jamkossian -- refugees fleeing from Syria -- as they arrive at the Pearson International airport, in Toronto. (The Canadian Press via AP )

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Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau arrives with Ontario premier Kathleen Wynne to await Syrian refugees at the Toronto Pearson International Airport in Mississauga, Ontario. (Reuters )

Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau arrives with Ontario premier Kathleen Wynne to await Syrian refugees at the Toronto Pearson International Airport in Mississauga, Ontario. (Reuters )

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Justin Trudeau gives a Syrian refugee Sylvie Garabedian (C) a winter jacket as her mother Anjilik Jaghlassian looks on at the Pearson International airport, in Toronto. The first Canadian government plane carrying Syrian refugees arrived in Toronto. (The Canadian Press via AP)

Justin Trudeau gives a Syrian refugee Sylvie Garabedian (C) a winter jacket as her mother Anjilik Jaghlassian looks on at the Pearson International airport, in Toronto. The first Canadian government plane carrying Syrian refugees arrived in Toronto. (The Canadian Press via AP)

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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau looks over winter clothing which was to be handed out to arriving Syrian refugees before their arrival at the Pearson International airport, in Toronto. (AP Photo)

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau looks over winter clothing which was to be handed out to arriving Syrian refugees before their arrival at the Pearson International airport, in Toronto. (AP Photo)

Updated on Dec 12, 2015 01:42 AM IST
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