Articles by Mouhamad Rachini

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.

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No NHL? No problem!

When the National Hockey League announced on April 3, 2017, that its players would not be allowed to participate at the 2018 Olympics, viewers were not amused. Turns out the absence of NHL players brought a sense of unpredictability and a belief among teams that anybody could go far.