By Dale Carruthers. Fleeing their war-torn village in Syria, Nineb Yousef and his sister Ninwe left their family, friends, home and middle-class life behind.
But the siblings made sure to pack their high school transcripts, knowing the documents would be their ticket to a better future in Canada.
Ten months later and more than 9,000 kilometres travelled, Nineb and Ninwe are two of 10 Syrian refugees selected for all-expenses-paid scholarships at Western University. More...