Compassion and serendipity led this future social worker to his true calling

After a transformative trip to the Philippines, Josh Rasalan set his sights on a Bachelor of Social Work and a future helping newcomers to Canada.

Refugee story comes to life in comic

Malena, refugee to Canada, basketball scholarship student to Douglas, sits on a beach with tall grass in front and a bridge behind her

Douglas student Malena Mokhovikova and her family thought they were just on holiday in Canada. They never dreamed they wouldn’t be going home.

My Cultural Identity

As a young kid, I watched a lot of Cartoon Network and Disney channel shows on weekend mornings and evenings. I always found it intriguing that Cory from “That’s So Raven” ate cereal for breakfast, or how Raven wore casual clothes to school given she was still in high school. I thought it would be so cool be just like them one day. That one day happened and it was a bittersweet moment for me. Ten years ago, my family immigrated to Canada from the Philippines. I’d always pictured myself and my… Read More