kawthar barho: Last Tuesday, a fire tore through their Halifax home, killing seven children who ranged in age from three months to 14 years old, according to CTV. Father Ebraheim Barho remains in hospital in stable but critical condition with serious burns. The Barho family came to Canada from Syria as refugees in 2017. Mother Kawthar Barho had minor physical injuries and attended the heartbreaking funeral on Saturday. When I visited Kawthar Barho in the hospital last week, she expressed gratitude to the way the community has come around to support her, but she was very clear that she needs her family now, he said Fillmore said that those who arrive Monday, all adults, were able to get here quickly thanks to conditions that made those visas much easier to expedite. Halifax Liberal MP Andy Fillmore told reporters Monday that Immigration and Refugees Canada staff worked through the weekend to expedite visitor's visas for five members of the Barho family. (www.immigrantscanada.com). As reported in the news.