But some private sponsorship groups in Nova Scotia are finding new ways to continue the sponsorship of Syrian families. Two refugee sponsorship groups in Pictou County, Communities Assisting Refugees Now (CAiRN), in Pictou, N.S., and Pictou County Safe Harbour in New Glasgow, are sponsoring seven families between them, with the first set to arrive this week. Other sponsorship groups in Nova Scotia, such as Route 333 Sponsorship Association in Prospect, are also drawing on Shapiro Foundation funding to bring in families. "It's one of the magical things about small communities like Pictou County. Earlier arrivals to helpThe new arrivals won't be the first Syrian families to arrive in New Glasgow thanks to the sponsorship of Safe Harbour.
Source: CBC News October 08, 2018 16:30 UTC