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In the last year and a half, Canada has admitted more than 40,000 Syrian refugees. But that has also stirred up the far right -- especially in Quebec.

Canada's generous refugee policy stirs up the far right

In the last year and a half, Canada has admitted more than 40,000 Syrian refugees. But that has also stirred up the far right -- especially in Quebec.

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