Megan is a Political Science graduate from the University of Toronto with a focus on international conflict and cooperation. She is interested in post-9/11 shifts in Canadian foreign policy, as well as post-conflict reconciliation and repatriation efforts in the Middle East. Megan strives to support projects that inform and empower the global citizenry. Email: megankarisp@gmail.com Twitter: @mkspurrell
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#Welcomeallrefugees: How Canada’s Refugee Policy Strengthens our Security and Society

Megan argues that the influx of Syrian refugees to Canada are a source of strength, not security concerns

Canada's NATO Cyber Security and Emerging Threats Expanding Community Global Horizons Megan Spurrell

Between Yarmouk and a Hard Place – Part II

Megan explores the dire situation in which Yarmouk’s residents currently reside, constantly fearing a coupled threat of Assad’s regime on one hand, and ISIS on the other. All the while, Yarmouk struggles to make ends meet, with many lacking access to water, food and daily necessities due to a lack of humanitarian assistance.

Canada's NATO Cyber Security and Emerging Threats Expanding Community Global Horizons Megan Spurrell

Between Yarmouk and a Hard Place – Part I

Megan explores the dire situation in which Yarmouk’s residents currently reside, constantly fearing a coupled threat of Assad’s regime on one hand, and ISIS on the other. All the while, Yarmouk struggles to make ends meet, with many lacking access to water, food and daily necessities due to a lack of humanitarian assistance.