Can Canada realistically welcome 25,000 Syrian refugees by year’s end?

The federal government’s plan to resettle 25,000 Syrian refugees in various Canadian cities by the end of December has some politicians and citizens questioning the short intake timeline and possible threats to security, especially following the attacks in Paris last week. 

We hit the streets of the North Shore  to ask local residents this question: Can Canada realistically welcome 25,000 Syrian refugees by the end of the year?

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