Asylum seeker surge puts ‘pressure’ on Canada housing resources

Montreal ministers of immigration say the increased rate of asylum-seekers in Canada has put pressure on temporary housing resources, causing them to use other sites for accommodation including the Olympic Stadium. The Canadian government says despite the dramatic increase, it remains committed to offering these immigrants protection.

VICE News Daily: Beyond The Headlines – May, 5 2014

The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today: pro-Russia in Ukraine separatists storm Odessa police headquarters over the arrest of their comrades, Syria finalizes the list of contenders to challenge President Assad’s rule, Honduras investigates children’s deaths believed to be linked to its notorious street gangs, and Italian soccer fans turn violent ahead of the national cup final match.

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UKRAINE
Pro-Russia Separatists Storm Odessa Police Headquarters
The incursion forces police to release the 30 activists they arrested after a bloody Friday left more than 40 people dead in the southern city.

SYRIA
Court Announces Candidates for June Presidential Election
Two members of Syria’s parliament will challenge President Assad’s bid for another seven years in power.

HONDURAS
Authorities Investigate Possible Gang-Related Deaths of Children
Police believe at least seven children may have been killed in San Pedro Sula over the last month for refusing to join street gangs.

ITALY
Violence Delays Italian Cup Soccer Final
A dozen fans are hurt, including one critically, in confrontations outside Rome’s Olympic Stadium.

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