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Vision Vancouver: Vancouver and Emailed Statement

vision vancouver: They said the fire was extinguished quickly and no one was injured.article continues below Trending Stories One fall foliage spot in Metro Vancouver you need to see Vision Vancouver will not run a mayoral candidate for first time in party's history Here's who's running for mayor in Vancouver this election Has Vancouver become a better place under Mayor Gregor Robertson They said they believe the fire was started intentionally, but they have not spelled out a possible motive, according to Vancouver Courier. There is no indication at this time that the arson is an attack on the refugees staying at the hotel, police said in an emailed statement. Police said they are looking for a suspect after a fire was started on the third floor of the Radisson Hotel Toronto East on the night of Oct. 2. But Mario Calla, the executive director of COSTI Immigrant Services, which has been connecting refugee claimants with services in Toronto, said he believes the fire targeted the asylum seekers. We have to wait for police to hear for sure what the motive was, but it's hard to think there was any other reason, said Calla, adding that in the days before the fire, people were filming in the hotel and there were videos posted maligning the refugee claimants. He said he's worried the arson could be linked to misinformation spreading about the refugee claimants on the hotel's Trip Advisor page, along with videos that have been posted online. ( As reported in the news.