Toronto Hydro building becomes refugee shelter, thanks to Iranian-Canadian immigrants

As the primary destination for immigrants to Canada, Toronto also receives the highest numbers of arrivals in classes that have more complex needs, such as refugees and refugee/asylum claimants. In 2016, Toronto welcomed 11,405 resettled refugees and protected persons, which included close to 7,000 Syrian refugees.


Canada: Churchill Manitoba where polar bears outnumber people

Welcome to the town of Churchill in Manitoba, Canada, the self-proclaimed ‘polar bear capital of the world’. Each year, about a thousand polar bears pass through the small town, outnumbering human residents. In October, the bears gather here to wait for the Hudson Bay to freeze over so they can venture out onto the ice to hunt for seals.

United States and Canada ROCKED by earthquakes today, as geologists detected a cluster of seismic activity in northern America 29 tremors hit

Earthquakes were detected all over the world today, as a wave of seismic tremors shook the Americas. Most of the activity today was felt on the infamous Ring of Fire, where some 90 percent of the planet’s earthquakes take place. The most significant earthquake measured today was at Bella Bella, Canada, and the United States Geological Survey (USGS) has issued alerts for the region.

British passport among the world’s most powerful and sought after? Who is at the top?

The most powerful passports in the world have been unveiled/ /Ross McGuinness,Yahoo News UK

With Brexit looming, the UK has slid down the list, while the passport power has shifted to Asia.

Japan and Singapore have held on to their joint top spot, with each country offering visa-free access to 189 destinations.