Dewar: Here’s why Ottawa should declare itself a ‘sanctuary city’

Simply put, a sanctuary city is a municipality that has adopted a policy of protecting and providing for all of its residents, regardless of their immigration status. It is the concrete implementation of the #RefugeesWelcome slogan that has been the rallying call of countless Canadians who have sponsored, greeted, supported or otherwise accepted refugees into our country.

Simply put, a sanctuary city is a municipality that refuses to follow the law.

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