Refugees get crash course in curling as part of 'welcome to Canada' event

TORONTO - Roughly two weeks after arriving in Canada from Thailand, Arun Daniel isn't quite used to the cold — but he's getting better acquainted with one of the country's favourite winter sports.

The 11-year-old and his mother, who originally fled Sri Lanka, were among some 45 government-sponsored refugees getting a crash course in curling at a Toronto club on Wednesday in an effort to welcome them to their new home.

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