Voyage North | Jul 4, 2012 | 7:59

Elizabeth McWeeny

Elizabeth McWeeny of Thunder Bay has spent 30 years helping refugees flee violence and persecution in their home countries, to start afresh in Canada. For her efforts, she's been named a member of the Order Of Canada. In her interview with Voyage North host Cathy Alex, McWeeny talks about her life's work and why she thinks the government needs to rethink its approach to asylum seekers.

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