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Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Canada military builds refugee camp for refugees from US

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The Canadian military is building a camp to house the growing number of refugees crossing the US border
The camp would house up to 500 asylum seekers in Saint-Bernard-de-Lacolle, Quebec, near Plattsburgh, New York.
Refugees cross at Roxham Road in Quebec
The construction begins about a week after Montreal turned its Olympic Stadium into a shelter for refugees arriving from the US.
More than 3,300 people crossed into Quebec between 1 January and 30 June.
The military-built camp would house hundreds of asylum seekers in heated tents fitted with flooring and electricity while they wait for their refugee applications to be processed, said a statement from the military

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