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Bob Rae: Refugee Camps and Man Mark

bob rae: Rae's report listed 17 recommendations for the Canadian government, including a larger humanitarian effort that would cost around 150 million a year and an willingness to welcome refugees, according to Vancouver Courier. Roughly 700,000 ethnic Rohingya people have fled to Bangladesh from Myanmar since last year to escape what the United Nations has called ethnic cleansing. Global Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland says the trip is also giving her a chance to hear first-hand what people in refugee camps have to say.article continues below Trending Stories Parents of missing man mark painful five-year anniversary Jesse Johl quits Hillcrest Those are two of the recommendations laid out in a report on the ongoing Rohingya crisis by Bob Rae, Canada's special envoy to Myanmar. Freeland made her comments Saturday from Dhaka, Bangladesh, where she has been meeting with government officials, aid groups and refugees on a four-day trip. A number of recommendations we are already implementing, and my trip here ... is one example of acting on Bob's recommendation that Canada should be taking a leadership role. We shared Rae's report with many people here, and we plan to translate it both into Bengali and Rohingya so that people in Bangladesh and the Rohingya can read it in their own languages, said Freeland. ( As reported in the news.