Laura Eggertson is an award-winning Ottawa-based freelance journalist who covers health, science, and social policy issues. In 2012, she was awarded the prestigious Michener-Deacon fellowship, which she used to pursue a series of stories about suicide and suicide prevention among Inuit youth.

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The two solitudes of Canada’s Syrian refugees

On the first day their parents walked Abdullah, Mohamad and Zaid Alsebaee to their new public school, the eight-year-old twins and their five-year-old brother panicked. Screaming and crying, they clung to their parents. “Don’t leave us,” …

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