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Economy Collapse: Canada and Roxham Rd

economy collapse: Asylum seekers walk along Roxham Rd. near Champlain, N.Y. on Aug. 6, 2017, making their way towards the Canada/U..S border, according to Toronto Star. GEOFF ROBINS / AFP/GETTY IMAGES Some 50,000 persons came to Canada last year to claim asylum. Not only is this a dangerous narrative, but it is also an unfounded one. This is barely more than the number that had arrived in 2001. Many expressed fears that more and more people are not entering Canada through official border points. Did the country or the economy collapse at any point since then Movements of people are extremely difficult to predict, and one should caution those already speaking about a summer influx, as numbers have dropped off markedly in May and June. ( As reported in the news.