In response to a letter to the editor published in the Calgary Herald entitled "Price to Pay," ELCoC member Walter Driedger also had a letter to the editor published. "Price to Pay" reported on the cost of resettling refugees in Canada and Walter responded eloquently with "Repaid in Full." (After following the links, scroll down each page to find the letter.) Both letters are in response to an online poll conducted by the Herald ("Canadians ready to take in thousands more Syrian refugees: poll", with results released September 8.
Read about The Lutheran World Federation's work with Syrian refugees in the Za'tari refugee camp here. Your donations to the CLWR's Syrian refugee campaign support this work. Through December 31, 2015, donations to this fund will be doubled by the Canadian government.