Syrian refugees: First flight arrives in Toronto on December 10, 2015

The Government of Canada welcomes the first flight of Syrian refugees at Toronto’s Pearson International Airport on Thursday, December 10, 2015.

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Transcript: “Syrian refugees: First flight arrives in Toronto on December 10, 2015”

Video length: 58 seconds

The top half of a glowing red maple leaf rises from a red horizontal line against a starry background.

Text displays: IRCC Update on Refugees – Mise à jour sur les réfugiés

Air traffic controllers holding light signs at the airport are shown controlling a plane arriving at night.

Canada welcomed the first flight of Syrian refugees at Toronto’s Pearson International Airport on December 10.

The refugees are shown slowly walking down an airport hallway.

Text displays: December 10, 2015 – Toronto

Text displays: Le 10 décembre 2015 – Toronto

After a long day of travel, 163 refugees underwent the final steps for admission by border services officers.

Border Services Officers stand to greet refugees as they enter a room.

A montage shows Border Services Officers handing out paperwork and explaining next steps to families.

An officer stands up from behind a desk and shakes a man’s hand. The man and his family walk out of the office smiling.

The refugees will continue travelling to their destination communities in the days that follow.

Narrator speaks in French: Le 10 décembre, le Canada a accueilli le premier groupe de réfugiés syriens à l’aéroport international Pearson de Toronto.

Après une longue journée de voyage, les 163 réfugiés ont passé les dernières étapes du processus d’admission par des agents des services frontaliers.

A group of Border Services Officers wearing bright yellow safety vests stand in a hallway.

Les réfugiés poursuivront leur voyage pour se rendre dans leur collectivité d’accueil au cours des prochains jours.

Two officers seated behind a desk hand out paperwork and explain next steps to a group of young people.

Two ticket personnel check in a family at a service desk and two passports are shown.

The top half of a red maple leaf with a red horizontal line displays.

Text displays: #WelcomeRefugees Text displays: #Bienvenueauxréfugiés

Copyright message “Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada, represented by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, 2015” “Sa Majesté la Reine du chef Canada, représentée par Immigration, Réfugiés et Citoyenneté Canada, 2015

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