Refugee given second chance in Canada helps Syrian family to safety
Given the opportunity to start over in Toronto, Thuy Nguyen pledged to return the favour one day. Now, she is helping the Nouman family from Syria begin a new life.
Palestinian's month-long airport limbo has happy ending
Refugee was forced to spend weeks shuttling between terminals in Moscow, Khartoum, Dubai and Havana after a series of countries all refused to admit him.
Syrian family find safe harbour on the shores of Canada
In the port town of Lunenburg, generous locals have come together to welcome a Syrian family with open arms.
Syrian refugee uses swimming skills to rescue others
Swimmers Sarah and Yusra Mardini helped save 18 fellow refugees when their boat broke down off Greece. Now Sarah volunteers as a lifeguard in the same waters.
Warmth and kindness in the Canadian wilderness
The Arafat family were terrified when they fled their home in Syria. Now they are finding new hope and happiness in a Canadian mountain community.
Austrian housing project keeps refugees' hopes alive
Some call her a secular saint, but Ute Bock says it is simple humanity that has motivated her to care for people seeking safety.
Syrian violinist helps Canadian community hear his song
Sari Alesh's promising music career was cut short by war. With the help of sponsors, the violinist can now play once more.
Syrian seamstress becomes a part of community fabric
With the help of sponsors, Rabiaa Al Soufi's skills have become a valued part of one tight-knit community in Nova Scotia, Canada.
Syrian mother reunites with children she feared had drowned
With her own life in danger, Manal made a decision no mother should have to make: she fled to safety in Denmark, leaving her children behind.