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More than half of refugee claimants in Toronto's temporary shelters are children, new figures show

Jun 27

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More than half of the refugee claimants sheltered by the city in motels, hotels and college dormitories are children, according to new data provided by the city on Tuesday. Of those, 728 are under age 8, and 518 are between the ages of 8 and 15. Most are travelling in families of three or more.

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