Report: Canada to accept up to 900 refugees a day

Canada will soon make a major move to resettle Syrian refugees fleeing violence in the Middle East.

The country will accept up to 900 Syrian refugees a day, reaching up to 6,300 per week, according to local media.

The refugees will fly out of Jordan as early as Dec. 1, and will land in Toronto and Montreal, after which they will be relocated to sites across the country.

The United Nations will identify the Syrians to be transferred, and they will be subject to a screening process by Canadian officials upon landing. Syrians who pass security and health checks will immediately become permanent citizens.