Re-posted with permission from UNHCR Canada
Last October, I became one of the approximately 12,000 refugees who were resettled in Canada. As such, I consider myself to be one of the lucky ones.
I am especially lucky to be living in Canada with my wife and two children and now call Ontario home.
Fathi Khalifa, 42, fled his native Libya twenty years ago, following a crackdown in his hometown of Sabha. He has since lived in Morocco and, most recently, in Holland, where he settled three years ago as a refugee.
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