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.
More than half a million Syrian refugee children of school age - or one-third of the total - are not enrolled in school or informal education in the host countries of Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey, Egypt and Iraq.