Citizenship applicants call on Ottawa to resume knowledge tests halted due to COVID-19
After spending the prime years of her childhood fleeing conflict and living as a refugee in Turkey, Sedra Alshamaly describes her arrival in Canada four years ago with warmth and gratitude.
"It's the first place we felt welcomed," said Sedra, now 12. "We felt like we belonged here."
Sedra and her family arrived in Canada in 2016 after a circuitous journey sparked by the Syrian civil war. Today, she describes herself as a more-or-less ordinary Canadian Grade 7 student and a budding artist.
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Article Written By: Nick Boisvert
Original Article Posted on: Nov 11, 2020
Link to Original Article: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/citizenship-tests-suspended-covid19-1.5796936