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Transcript: Canada’s Humanitarian Tradition: Argentinian Perspective
Video length: 1:05 minutes
Urban music plays in the background while a video montage is shown of a dark sky with black windy clouds. The sky opens up to reveal sunlight hidden behind.
The screen turns from daylight to a white background.
Text displays: “Canada’s Humanitarian Tradition” with a red Canadian maple leaf.
A woman appears on screen in a church setting.
ROSALINDA PAREDES (Former Refugee): I formed my life here. I know what, you know, first-hand what it’s like to be afraid, to be on the run. And we ran, like, my family and I, we really did run for over a year until the UN and Canada got us out of Argentina. You know, the Canada that I know is a Canada that’s compassionate, that’s understanding, that’s resourceful, and that also needs immigrants, that also needs people to come here and continue to build the country. So, I believe that it is very important that we step up to help refugees, to help Syrian refugees.
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Text displays in white font: “To learn more, go to Canada.ca/refugees”
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