Independent topical source of current affairs, opinion and issues, featuring stories making news in Canada from immigrants, newcomers, minorities & ethnic communities' point of view and interests.

Toronto Kitchen: Syrian Refugee

toronto kitchen: Even after they all fled to Batman, a city in southeastern Turkey, in 2013, they still lived in the same building, according to Metro News. Now, for the first time, their family unit would be pulled apart. function set Cookie related path / ; Related Toronto kitchen staffed by Syrian refugee women at risk of closing Syrian refugees facing challenges three years after settlement Tailor made Syrian refugee and Nova Scotia yoga teacher pair up on pants line Although his wife, two children and parents all arrived in Toronto with him in February 2016, the majority of the Darwish clan 19 adults and children are still languishing in Turkey, except for one sister and her family who were resettled to Brussels in November. His whole family parents, elder brother, three sisters and their spouses and children had always lived together in Damascus. Darwish's brother and his wife and children have been waiting since November 2016 for their application to come to Canada to be approved. We felt we would never see them again. There was a lot of crying when we left Batman, said Darwish, a skilled trades worker who came here as a resettled Syrian refugee sponsored by the Canadian government. ( As reported in the news.