favourite snacks: While these facts are not pretty, they are real, according to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees UNHCR . It can be hard for us to imagine the abject terror and helplessness the majority of the world's refugees face while we sit comfortably on our sofas, our favourite snacks in hand as we watch the latest Netflix show, according to The Chronicle Herald. We can say and possibly feel like we support and even empathize with refugees, but the truth is, most of us really don't have a true understanding of what these people actually go through not from a lack of caring, but from a lack of knowledge. And, in the time it took you to read this statement, 20 more were forced to leave their homes. The Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 hopes to change that this summer with the Refuge Canada exhibition, a truly transparent look at the history of Canada's role with refugees since the Second World War. Visitors enter the 4,000-square-foot space, where they are met with the statement, No one wants to be a refugee. The interactive exhibition takes visitors on an emotional journey through the eyes of a refugee fleeing to Canada. (www.immigrantscanada.com). As reported in the news.