#asylum seekers

  • Article: Canada Resettled More Refugees in 2018 Than Any Other Country: Report

    Canada Resettled More Refugees in 2018 Than Any Other Country: Report

    By Jackie Marchildon|June 20, 2019

    There were about 1.4 million refugees seeking resettlement in 2018. Read more

  • Article: Ontario Minister Asks Trudeau for Help Ahead of Looming Refugee Housing Crisis

    Ontario Minister Asks Trudeau for Help Ahead of Looming Refugee Housing Crisis

    By Jackie Marchildon|July 9, 2018

    The RCMP intercepted 20,593 asylum seekers in 2017 — in comparison to 2,464 in 2016. Read more

  • Article: Toronto Mayor Says the City's Shelters Can't Handle Surge of Asylum Seekers

    Toronto Mayor Says the City's Shelters Can't Handle Surge of Asylum Seekers

    By Jackie Marchildon|June 27, 2018

    There were only 459 refugees and asylum seekers staying in shelters in all of 2016. Read more

  • Article: Canada Will Track Trump's Border Policy to See if Asylum Seekers Are Still Safe in the US

    Canada Will Track Trump's Border Policy to See if Asylum Seekers Are Still Safe in the US

    By Jackie Marchildon|June 19, 2018

    Nearly 2,000 children have been separated from their parents at the US-Mexico border. Read more

  • Article: Crowds Welcome New Refugees Outside Montreal’s Olympic Stadium

    Crowds Welcome New Refugees Outside Montreal’s Olympic Stadium

    By Jackie Marchildon|Aug. 8, 2017

    The crowds held signs and balloons to show their support for the newcomers. Read more

  • Article: Montreal’s Olympic Stadium Is Now Housing Refugees

    Montreal’s Olympic Stadium Is Now Housing Refugees

    By Jackie Marchildon|Aug. 3, 2017

    Last month, over 1,000 asylum seekers arrived in Quebec from the United States. Read more