Puslinch councillors support refugee cause – from own pockets


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ABERFOYLE – Puslinch councillors are ready to help those affected by the Syrian refugee crisis – but not through tax dollars.

It was a quick decision on Sept. 16 as councillors viewed documents from the Association of Municipalities of Ontario.

Correspondence from AMO president Gary McNamara stated “Like you, I have been deeply affected by the disturbing images and stark realities of the Syrian refugee crisis. It is a situation that cries out for compassion and action.”

McNamara said AMO is challenging all of its member municipalities to donate at least $100 to aid in the international effort to resettle Syrian refugees in safe countries…

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