A business executive in Guelph, Ontario, is putting up close to $1.5 million of his own money to help resettle 50 families of Syrian refugees in the city.
Estill said that by covering the financial aspect, the larger community in Guelph can take care of the families' other needs.
The Syrian civil war has displaced more than 4 million people since 2011, according to the United Nations.
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