Saturday January 09, 2016
Welcome to Altona - population 4,500 plus 45 new refugees
In Canada, the big cities get most of the credit for being multicultural. But the face of small town Canada is changing, too. This week, DNTO takes you to tiny Altona, in southern Manitoba, where the population just jumped by one per cent thanks to the arrival of five new Syrian families. It's a mini-boom that's changing the town in ways it never expected — and we went along for the ride.