Toronto Star: ‘We all feel the shame and guilt’: Aussie Canadians campaign to sponsor refugees detained Down Under

Eileen Pyne Rudzik, who came to Canada from Australia in 1968 to pursue a doctorate in developmental biology at U of T, said she was shocked when she first heard about the treatment of asylum seekers by the Australian government because the Australia she remembered was generous and welcoming to hundreds of thousands of displaced people from Europe after the Second World War.