Professor opens doors to family in transition to permanent Ottawa housing During the Christmas season, professor Luise Flotow of the University of Ottawa’s translation department welcomed three Syrian refugees, a mother, Anya Noofoori, and her two daughters, Luna and Isis, into her home for six weeks. Flotow was told about the opportunity by her daughter, …

In search of the migrant reality, I decided to visit a nearby Syrian refugee camp in Paris. Located just outside tourist hotspots, the camp was a stark contrast to what I’d grown accustomed to in my first month. In the middle of the road an entire community was set up. About 60 families, from children to the elderly, were centred around a camp lined with tents and laden with garbage.

A UNIVERSITY OF Ottawa club is aiming to raise money and awareness for the Syrian people in light of the country’s ongoing crisis.