Abid Jan says he came to Canada to find peace and security. Instead, he found only fear and loathing. He blames Canada’s intelligence services.
Matt worked 14 hours a day, 75 hours a week, he says, washing dishes, preparing food, running downstairs to get supplies. The restaurant owner promised Matt $5 an hour, but at the end of the week he said he could only afford $250, less than $3.50 an hour. Matt took the money. He needed the job and kept on working.
When Daoxing Chen and his wife moved here from China in 1997, they looked forward to promising careers in the city’s booming high-tech industry. Chen never imagined they would one day be discussing job prospects with the Ottawa police.
Eli El-Chantiry came to Canada in 1975 with $20 in his pocket and three French phrases . . .