Families that broke leases due to infestations reached a settlement with an apartment company, highlighting Canada’s bedbug problem
They fled barrel bombs and chemical weapon attacks in war-torn Syria, but when they arrived in Canada to start rebuilding their shattered lives, they found themselves in a new battle with an invisible enemy.
The problems began soon after a dozen refugee families moved into a high-rise building in Hamilton, Ontario. Children would cry through the night; parents discovered they were covered swollen red bite marks.
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Link : Syrian refugees face new enemy in Canadian apartments: bedbugs