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The Canadian who spent C$1.5m to rescue more than 200 Syrian refugees

Appliance firm CEO Jim Estill is behind an ambitious scheme to resettle 58 families in Guelph, Ontario, and galvanised hundreds of residents to help On a recent snowy Saturday, Jim Estill went knocking on his neighbours’ doors, offering to shovel snow from walkways and driveways for cash. Behind him stood a handful of Syrian refugees, newly arrived to the Canadian …

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