Many Syrian refugees are struggling to find employment and afford life in Canada, a new survey from B.C. shows. More than half of those surveyed depend on food banks at least once a week, and 27 per cent are employed full-time.
A Syrian soapmaker is washing away the stains of the past with the opening of a new business in Calgary, where he came to settle after fleeing his home and abandoning his family business in Aleppo two years ago.
It’s been two years of adjusting to Canadian life and Canadian winters for those who arrived on the first plane of Syrian refugees. CTVNews.ca has the full interview with one engineering student about his “amazing” two years.
The parents of a nine-year-old Syrian refugee who was struck and killed by a bus in British Columbia thought their children were finally safe when they escaped the civil war, says a volunteer who has helped the family.
A Syrian refugee says he and his family are giving back to the Nova Scotia town that welcomed them when they had "nothing" by employing locals and treating the community to tours of their new chocolate factory.