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Canada: Jad Chanko and Ctv Montreal

canada: Educated as a civil engineer and fluent in both English and French, he found adapting to life in his new city less strenuous than many who fled the violence back home for a new start in Canada, according to CTV. It was somehow easy for me to integrate, but for others it might be harder with languages and with finding jobs, he told CTV Montreal on Saturday. Jad Chanko, 25, was among the more than 40,000 Syrians who resettled in Canada under the Liberal government's 2015 promise to help those impacted by the country's civil war. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada did not track a number of key metrics on Syrian refugee settlement between fall 2015 and the spring of this year, according to the federal auditor general's 2017 fall report. Chanko said high unemployment is one of many challenges his fellow refugees face when they arrive in Canada. The missing markers include the number of children attending school and how many received income assistance. ( As reported in the news.