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<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">Dear List Members,<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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</span><u><span style="font-size:13.5pt;font-family:"Cambria",serif;color:#1155CC;background:white">Refugee Sponsor Survey,
</span></u><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">developed by researchers at University of Toronto and York University. Please feel free to take few minutes and fill it out. The details about this survey is shared below.
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kindest regards,<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><b><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#3366CC">Sathya Thillainathan</span></b><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D"> | National Trainer | Refugee
 Sponsorship Training Program | Catholic Crosscultural Services<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">55 Town Centre Court, Suite 401, Scarborough, ON M1P 4X4</span><span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">Tel: <a href="mailto:416.290.1700%20Ext.%20406"><span style="color:#0563C1">416.290.1700 Ext. 406</span></a> |  Toll-Free:
</span><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:#1F497D"><a href="tel:1.877.290.1701" target="_blank"><span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">1.877.290.1701</span></a></span><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D"> | Fax: </span><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:#1F497D"><a href="tel:416.290.1710" target="_blank"><span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">416.290.1710</span></a></span><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#1F497D"> | <a href="mailto:sthillainathan@rstp.ca"><span style="color:#0563C1">sthillainathan@rstp.ca</span></a></span><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:9.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:blue">,
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<p class="xmsonormal"><span style="font-size:13.5pt;font-family:"Cambria",serif;background:white">Dear Private Sponsor,</span><span lang="EN-CA"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="xmsonormal"><span style="font-size:13.5pt;font-family:"Cambria",serif;background:white"> You are invited to participate in a web-based survey about private sponsorship of Syrian refugees.  Our goal is to learn more about private sponsors of Syrian
 refugees, their motivations and their experiences. Your responses to this survey will contribute to a greater understanding of Canada’s unique private refugee sponsorship program.</span><span lang="EN-CA"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="xmsonormal"><span style="font-size:13.5pt;font-family:"Cambria",serif;background:white">The survey was developed by a team of independent researchers at the University of Toronto and York University (listed below). We are not affiliated with government
 or any other organization. The survey is being distributed in a number of ways, and we would be grateful if you would also <b>forward this invitation to any other private sponsors you know (in your sponsorship group or in another group), because we want to
 hear from as many private sponsors as possible.</b></span><span lang="EN-CA"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="xmsonormal"><span style="font-size:13.5pt;font-family:"Cambria",serif;background:white"> The survey will take approximately 15-20 minutes to complete and your participation in the survey is
<u>completely voluntary. </u>All information will be <u>anonymous</u> unless you wish to provide contact information for a follow-up interview. No one will be able to identify you, your responses to this survey will remain confidential, and no one will know
 whether or not you participated in the study. </span><span lang="EN-CA"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="xmsonormal"><span style="font-size:13.5pt;font-family:"Cambria",serif;background:white"> Please consider filling out the survey by accessing the following link:</span><span lang="EN-CA"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="xmsonormal"><u><span style="font-size:13.5pt;font-family:"Cambria",serif;color:#1155CC;background:white">Refugee Sponsor Survey.</span></u><span lang="EN-CA"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="xmsonormal"><span style="font-size:13.5pt;font-family:"Cambria",serif;background:white">You can also visit our website, or contact us by e-mail:</span><span lang="EN-CA"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="xmsonormal"><span style="font-size:13.5pt;font-family:"Cambria",serif;color:#222222">Website: </span><u><span style="font-size:13.5pt;font-family:"Cambria",serif;color:#1155CC"><a href="https://privatesponsorship.wordpress.com">https://privatesponsorship.wordpress.com</a></span></u><span style="font-size:13.5pt;font-family:"Cambria",serif;color:#222222"> </span><span lang="EN-CA"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="xmsonormal"><span style="font-size:13.5pt;font-family:"Cambria",serif;color:#222222">E-mail:
</span><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:13.5pt"><a href="mailto:privatesponsors@gmail.com"><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family:"Cambria",serif">privatesponsors@gmail.com</span></a></span><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:13.5pt;font-family:"Cambria",serif;color:#222222">
</span><span lang="EN-CA"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="xmsonormal" style="background:white"><span style="font-size:13.5pt;font-family:"Cambria",serif">This survey is confined to private sponsors of Syrian refugees.  If you are sponsoring or have sponsored refugees from elsewhere and would like to communicate
 with us about your experience, please contact us by email.  <o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoPlainText"><span lang="EN-CA" style="font-size:13.5pt;font-family:"Candara",sans-serif;color:windowtext">Because Quebec operates a separate private sponsorship system, we are not able to survey Quebec sponsors at this time.  If you are in Quebec
 and wish to communicate with us about your sponsorship experience, please contact us via email.<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="xmsonormal" style="background:white"><span style="font-size:13.5pt;font-family:"Cambria",serif">Thank you very much for your time and participation.</span><span lang="EN-CA"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="xmsonormal" style="background:white"><span style="font-size:13.5pt;font-family:"Cambria",serif"> Sincerely, </span><span lang="EN-CA"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="xmsonormal" style="background:white"><span style="font-size:13.5pt;font-family:"Cambria",serif">Prof. Audrey Macklin </span><span lang="EN-CA"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="xmsonormal" style="background:white"><span style="font-size:13.5pt;font-family:"Cambria",serif">Dr. Luin Goldring </span><span lang="EN-CA"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="xmsonormal" style="background:white"><span style="font-size:13.5pt;font-family:"Cambria",serif">Dr. Jennifer Hyndman </span><span lang="EN-CA"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="xmsonormal" style="background:white"><span style="font-size:13.5pt;font-family:"Cambria",serif">Dr. Anna Korteweg</span><span lang="EN-CA"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
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