Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau reassured those fleeing war and persecution that Canada’s doors will remain open, as United States President Donald Trump banned refugees from seven war-torn countries from entering the US.
“To those fleeing persecution, terror & war, Canadians will welcome you, regardless of your faith. Diversity is our strength” Trudeau tweeted today, a day after Trump signed an executive order indefinitely suspending admissions for Syrian refugees and barring nationals from six other Muslim-majority countries for 90 days.
To those fleeing persecution, terror & war, Canadians will welcome you, regardless of your faith. Diversity is our strength #WelcomeToCanada
The reaction by Canadians to the Liberal leader’s message today was overwhelmingly mostly positive.
“Thanks for reminding everyone how awesome Canada is Justin Trudeau,” Penny Harper responded to Trudeau’s message which was also posted on the Prime Minister’s official Facebook page. “This message is perfect timing when we see how the opposite of …
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