‘God Knows What Canada Is’: What It’s Really Like to Be a Refugee

“It was never particularly complicated. All Mohammad El Hindawi wanted for his family was a reprieve from the bed bugs afflicting his children. In the summer of 2015, while dealing with the vermin in their new home of Edmonton, he’d learned through a social worker that Canadians apparently loved camping, and so, as a new Canadian, he thought that perhaps this was something he should try.”

Omar Mouallem – Eighteen Bridges – May 2017

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