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COVID-19 Fallout: Global Travel Bans Delay The Canadian Dream

As borders close to contain the spread of COVID-19, immigrants hoping to settle in Canada are seeing their long-awaited plans derailed. New Canadian Media talks to people trying to move from India to Canada, whose lives have suddenly been thrown into limbo.

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UPDATED: Migrant Detainees Launch Hunger Strikes to Protest Government Inaction on COVID-19 

Migrants at Canada’s busiest detention centre are on a hunger strike to draw attention to crowded living conditions that could result in an outbreak. Insufficient information from Canada Border Services Agency about the coronavirus is also contributing to growing concerns among migrants.

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Plane Crash in Tehran Grips North Vancouver Community in Anger and Sadness

Six of the victims in the Ukrainian Airline’s flight 752 hailed from North Vancouver. Members of the tight-knit community rallied around one another to mourn the loss of their neighbours and express their anger.

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