Canadian army builds 500-person border camp as asylum-seeker numbers rise
the Guardian -

Number of asylum seekers entering Canada from US has risen sharply this yearDelays at border means migrants have been forced to wait in area with no bedsThe Canadian military has been deployed to build a 500-person camp at a remote location at the border as authorities grapple with a growing number of asylum seekers crossing into Canada by foot from the United States.

On Wednesday, nearly 100 soldiers were sent to Saint-Bernard-de-Lacolle – just across the border from Champlain, New York – to...

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