Her husband’s violence didn’t stop when they fled to Canada. Now this Syrian refugee says she still feels unsafe, but she is starting to breathe easier
Sometimes called ‘Little Syria’ or ‘Little Afghanistan,’ two east-end highrises have long been a landing place for newcomers to Ottawa and country. But a mix of low-income tenants from all parts of the world call the Donald Street towers home. In our series ‘Life in the Towers,’ CBC Ottawa shares the stories of those who’ve passed through these doors.