Saturday September 16, 2017

Making the leap to Canada

A young girl waits as asylum seekers line up to enter Olympic Stadium. The stadium is being used as temporary housing to deal with the influx of asylum seekers arriving from the United States.

A young girl waits as asylum seekers line up to enter Olympic Stadium. The stadium is being used as temporary housing to deal with the influx of asylum seekers arriving from the United States. (Paul Chiasson/The Canadian Press)

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What's it like really like for people building a new life in Canada?

Now or Never jumps into the action with some of the thousands of people who have made the leap to Canada. Now that they've crossed the border, they're finding themselves facing a whole new set of hurdles, and they're counting on Canadians to help. From a hunting lodge in southern Manitoba, to a church basement in Montreal, meet newcomers as they celebrate small successes, and figure out their new reality here.

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