Media Advisory - Welcome Fund for Syrian Refugees: First Recipient to be Announced

CALGARY, Feb. 10, 2016 /CNW/ - Community Foundations of Canada (CFC) will be joined in Calgary by the Honourable John McCallum, Minister of Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship, Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi, and partners, for an important announcement concerning CFC's Welcome Fund for Syrian Refugees, in partnership with Manulife, CN and GM.


Margaret Chisholm Resettlement Centre

23 McDougall Ct NE, Calgary


February 11, 2016


9:45 a.m. MST

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