Toronto Plaza Hotel

Toronto Star reporter Nicholas Keung and myself spent a few hours at the Toronto Plaza Hotel where more than 500 Syrians are being temporarily housed until a permanent home can be found.

Story HERE.



Syrian refugees
A woman runs with children outside of the hotel.
Syrian refugees
A young girl runs in one of the main hallways of the hotel. 


Syrian refugees
Osama Aldeen, once a baker in Damascus, is glad for his room at the Toronto Plaza. The tiny room he occupied in exile in Lebanon wasn’t safe and had no bathroom, kitchen or electricity he said. 
Syrian refugees
 A group of boys play a card gamed called Tarnib.
Syrian refugees
A man walks with two boys down a hallway.



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