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Arrivals: Processing Centre

arrivals: If these daily arrivals continue, as we expect them to, to some degree or another, we will be in a position within the next seven days, where we will need to open an emergency reception centre, Tory told a news conference Friday, according to Toronto Star. Asylum seekers sort out their luggage at a processing centre after crossing the border into Canada from the United States near St-Bernard-de-Lacolle, Que., last August. We could not, cannot and should not be doing this alone. The number of refugees seeking shelter in Toronto is expected to grow this year. At the current rate of arrivals, the city expects refugees will make up 54 per cent of the spaces by November. Paul Chiasson / THE CANADIAN PRESS As of Thursday, there were 2,683 refugee claimants in the Toronto shelter system, accounting for 41 per cent of the shelter population. ( As reported in the news.