Calgary's "Little Syria"

The Homestretch

There's a community in Forest Lawn that's known as 'Little Syria.' It includes a townhouse complex where more than 30 Syrian families settled, after arriving in Canada over the past few years. Settlement agencies often suggest immigrant families spread out into the city. But these refugees have found banding together has helped them adjust to their new country. Bronwyn Bragg is a PHD student in Georgrpahy that has been studying Little Syria.

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