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Thunder Bay and Refugee

bay: We feel like it's very important to test our model in cities across the province, which may have very different characteristics, Hill said, according to CBC. Some of the challenges that refugee newcomers face in Thunder Bay may be quite different than the challenges that they face, say, in downtown Toronto. The Together Project which launched in Toronto about nine months ago is expanding into northwestern Ontario, and hopes to have volunteers working with refugee families in Thunder Bay by the spring, director Anna Hill said. Ontario volunteers needed for refugee 'welcome wagon' The Together Project has partnered with the Thunder Bay Multicultural Association, Hill said, and the two groups are working together to find and train volunteers in the Lakehead. Volunteers are currently being recruited in Thunder Bay, Hill said. Volunteers aren't financially responsible for the refugee families they work with, and would help them navigate everything from health care and employment to education and culture. ( As reported in the news.