A challenge and an opportunity: How the Canadian nonprofit sector is welcoming Syrian refugees

Soon after the 2015 federal election, it became clear that it was no longer a question of if Syrian refugees would be coming to Canada, but when and how many. The fact that this would be the largest refugee resettlement plan since 1980, and that it would happen at an extremely accelerated pace, meant that a wide variety of nonprofits were paying close attention to government announcements and scrambling to set plans in motion to prepare for this sudden influx. (Charity Village)

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About Marnie Grona

Marnie Grona is a marketing communications professional based in Toronto who works for Imagine Canada as Director, Marketing and Communications. She has a Masters Certificate in Marketing Communications Leadership through the Executive Education Centre of the Schulich School of Business and studied marketing and advertising at the University of Winnipeg. She also has a background in arts marketing and management where she served at the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra, Winnipeg Fringe Theatre Festival and the Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre.

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