In Canada, an imam from Iran has joined up with his next-door neighbor, a Reform rabbi, to help raise funds to resettle families fleeing civil war. What brought the unlikely duo together? It began with parking.
If you want to upset French language purists, learn to speak Chiac. It's a dialect of Acadian French spoken in New Brunswick that borrows liberally from English. Even as other North American dialects and languages are vanishing, Chiac seems to be sticking around.
He decided on a path in music by way of poetry — then the beat kicked in. Now he's a rising star and just signed by Def Jam. We caught up with Toronto's Jahkoy after his set at the 2016 SXSW in Austin, Texas.
There was another exodus from Central America. It happened in the 1980s, when almost one million Guatemalans and Salvadorans fled to the US to escape civil war. And a group of American activists and religious leaders took big risks to help them stay.
In 2009, photographer Javad Parsa was forced to leave his native Iran. In his new life, he's met with many other Iranians, and developed a project to document their lives. They all have different reasons for leaving their mother country. Parsa just returned from the Canadian metropolis often referred to as "Tehranto."
At the Edmonton Public Library in Alberta, Canada, snoozing in the stacks will now be banned. The new rule is part of the library's effort to redirect homeless library patrons to more appropriate support services.