Tag: the Philippines

Why I stayed in Iqaluit after moving there by accident

https://www.cbc.ca/2017/why-i-stayed-in-iqaluit-after-moving-there-by-accident-1.3882547 Rhose Harris-Galia relaxes in majestic Pangnirtung on rocks overlooking the entryway to the Fjord in June 2001. She had moved to Canada from the Philippines, never dreaming she’d end up in the True North. (Rhose Harris-Galia)   I moved to Canada from the Philippines, rather half-heartedly, in 1999. I started out in Edmonton, but was soon […]

Philippines-based church has ‘means and motivation’ to kill refugee if returned: IRB

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/refugee-philippines-church-lowell-menorca-1.4502614 Lowell Menorca holds a photo he says was left on his car in the Philippines showing his family with a red ‘X’ through the face of his then-two-year-old daughter and the warning, ‘Say Goodbye.’ He fled the country and sought refugee status in Canada. (Gavin Fisher/CBC) The Immigration and Refugee Board has found a Philippines-based […]