small voice of the month – Jim Estill

“It’s the right thing to do. You see what’s going on, it’s a crisis and we’re Canadian. We should do the right thing.”

Each month in our podcast we celebrate a person or organisation that’s making a big difference in the world but without making a big song and dance about it. This month we highlight the work of a Canadian businessman, Jim Estill, who decided he could do more for desperate Syrians fleeing their war-torn country. So he funded an Ontario town’s resettlement of over 200 refugees. Just like that.

Listen to more, including a clip from Jim himself, from around 31’02 minutes in to the podcast.

 

And you can read more in these articles:
Interview for CBC
Article for UNHCR
Article in the Guardian newspaper

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