July 4, 2016

Syrian refugees benefit from driving test in Arabic

By Kashmala Fida, CBC News

New Brunswick is one of many Canadian provinces welcoming Syrian refugees, to ease the transition and help them integrate the province is providing services in Arabic. The written component of the driving test is translated in Arabic and translators accompany drivers during the road test. For Mike Timani, the president of the New Brunswick Multicultural Council, this is all part of integrating newcomers, “to do this you have to have easy access to different services,” said Timani.

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