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Privately-sponsored Syrian refugees bound for Toronto

Almost 80% of the privately-sponsored Syrian refugees coming to Ontario will start out in Toronto.

Numbers released by the federal government over the weekend detail the destinations for 4,584 refugees who are being sponsored by organizations or groups of Canadians. Ottawa's numbers don't include the 3,650 refugees the government of Quebec says it will take in by the end of the year.

Ontario, meanwhile, can expect 3,318 privately-sponsored Syrian refugees - 33 have arrived since Nov. 4 and 3,285 are still being processed by the government.

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