Michael Friscolanti

Maclean's Senior writer

Senior writer Michael Friscolanti spends a lot of time at crime scenes and courthouses. The author of 'Friendly Fire: The Untold Story of the U.S. Bombing That Killed Four Canadian Soldiers in Afghanistan,' he has won three CAJ Awards for investigative journalism and four National Magazine Awards.

Amal Alkhalaf, 41, sits with her daughters Ansam, 13, and Dalya, 8,  and son Ibrahim, 10, in the tiny apartment in which they live with Amal's sister-in-law and her children, in the southern suburbs of Beirut, Lebanon, on Dec 2, 2015. Amal and her family  are due to be resettled soon in Canada.
[Sam Tarling]