Don't overstate risk of terrorism among refugees

(Sept 10, 2015) - The Ottawa Citizen's parliamentary reporter on national security turned to two UVic experts—Scott Watson and Reg Whitaker (professor emeritus)—for a story on the risks of overblown concerns that some terrorists might infiltrate Canada posing as Syrian refugees. The story was picked up widely by Postmedia newspapers including in the front section of the Ottawa Citizen, Page B1 of Vancouver Sun, Page A6 of The Gazette in Montreal and Page A7 of National Post, as well as online. Ottawa Citizen