Haitian migrants and others afraid of being deported from the US are crossing illegally into Québec in hopes of a better fate there. They're being welcomed in Montreal but it's uncertain how many of them will be able to stay in the country.
When US Sen. Richard Burr made headlines last month saying, “The Russians are actively involved in the French elections,” it was no shocker in France. Europeans say they've been dealing with this for years.
Like America, France has been hyperfocused on domestic terrorism after several attacks, including Friday's machete incident in Paris. And like the US government, rights groups say, French authorities have clamped down on liberties in the name of public safety.