July 07, 2014
Minister Alexander suddenly finds answers on Syrian refugees
Now that the House is on break and he is no longer facing daily questions about the management of his files, Minister Chris Alexander has suddenly discovered that he does know how many Syrian refugees are in Canada.
Perhaps the reason the Minister hung up on a phone interview and refused to give a straight answer to a simple question in the House of Commons is because the government’s record is so poor. Of the 1,300 Syrian refugees the Conservatives promised to take in a year ago, only 285 are actually in Canada.
Alexander’s performance on refugees is just another example of his failure of leadership at Citizenship and Immigration. His recent poor record includes:
Canadians deserve better.