The arrival of the first flight of Syrian refugees in Toronto has sparked a new hashtag on Twitter, and an outpouring of support and openheartedness from Canadians across the country.
Want an antidote to cynicism? Scroll though #WelcomeToCanada. This is a great country, full of good people.— Gerald Butts (@gmbutts) December 11, 2015
I am neither Syrian nor Canadian, but #WelcomeToCanada has filled me with hope this morning. Faith in humanity has been restored. Thank you.— Yasmin Kassem (@YasminKassem2) December 11, 2015