Our Journey to Canada

A blog highlighting stories of people who have immigrated to Canada as well as their children and grandchildren.  

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Our Journey to Canada

Meet Dr. Antonio Rossini. He is a University of Windsor professor and a proud Italian. He came to Canada in 1995 to pursue his MA and PhD in Italian Studies from the University of Toronto. He also obtained a post-doctoral Licentiate in Medieval Studies from the Pontifical Institute for Mediaeval Studies of Toronto. Dr. Rossini is a dedicated educator, humanitarian and a mentor to his students. While reflecting on his immigration story this is what he had to say. "I was taught how to count, speak and love life by my grandmother, a woman whose memory I cherish every day. We also shared the same desire for self improvement and a similar taste for adventure. One day, after I finished my PhD, I w

Our Journey To Canada

Meet Marissa Bumanlag. She is a proud Filipino and French-Canadian Political Science student at the University of Windsor. Marissa is an educator, humanitarian and a world traveler. While reflecting on her family's immigration story this is what she had to say. "I became passionate about advocacy and education because of my parents' story. My paternal grandfather was a politician and advocated for fresh water access in poverty stricken areas, especially in my father's home town of Aliaga, Nueva Ecija, which is located in the Philippines. My father immigrated to Canada at the age of 18. His life soon changed when he met his neighbour, my mother, and they immediately fell in love. Growing up,

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