Articles by Louise Allyn Palma

How Syrian refugees are adjusting to their new lives in Toronto

As Syria continues to crumble, Syrian refugees in Canada have been quietly settling into their new lives. And although the initial wave of Syrians being processed through Canada’s airports is over, many more are scheduled to arrive in 2018. The Toronto Observer checked in with some of the recent Syrian newcomers to see how they are adjusting to their new lives — and also spoke with some refugees who are still waiting to come to Canada.

The Nooks' Spring Fashion Pop Up

Artisan craft businesses find their Nooks

The Nooks is a retail accelerator that gives small businesses the chance to physically meet their buyers, and give a first-hand account of the story behind their products, which is rare in the digital age.