Somali refugees lay Ottawa roots

Twenty years ago war and famine in Somalia sparked an exodus that changed the face of Ottawa.
Ottawa's Ledbury Banff is in the midst of a makeover as Somali immigrants strive to improve the area. 2:53

Twenty years ago war and famine in Somalia sparked an exodus that changed the face of Ottawa.

Today there are about 20,000 people here either born in Somalia or born to Somali parents, and more Somalis continue to arrive.

The CBC's Evan Dyer looks at some of their stories in a three-part series.