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Refuge Canada: Canada and Canadian Museum

refuge canada: Refuge Canada opened last month at the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21, according to Toronto Star. The 4,000 square-foot exhibit has interactive displays to thrust observers into the mindset of a refugee, as well as startling statistics on Canada's treatment of refugees. The idea that anyone can become a refugee under the right circumstances is the focus of a new exhibit in Halifax that walks you through someone's journey to Canada, and the country's humbling history when it comes to its treatment of those seeking safety. We want people to understand the experience of refugees the challenges they confront, the agency and decisions they make about coming to Canada, said curator Dan Conlin. The exhibit is structured to represent the path of a refugee from being thrown into danger to eventually reaching safety, although many do not make it that far. We also want to explore Canada's track record with refugees, which is not as rosy as a lot of people think. ( As reported in the news.