I came to demonstrate here today because I’m Muslim and everyone in my family are immigrants. We are here to show that we don’t support Donald Trump. My mom is from Pakistan and my dad is from Fiji. I was born in Canada but a lot of my family aren’t. I’ve been to Pakistan once…

I’m from Iran, one of the 7 countries that has been banned by Donald Trump. I’m a political refugee and a prisoner. I moved to Canada because I couldn’t live in my country anymore. I was against the government in Iran, I was involved in a communist group. However, in Iran, if you go against the…

I originate from Egypt and I came to Canada to look for a better life and more opportunities for my kids. We came as immigrants, first to Montreal and now we are settled in BC. There were many challenges that we faced in the beginning. For example, in Montreal we struggled with the French language as…

My family is from El Salvador, and my mother immigrated to California when she was 15. I have never been to El Salvador. My mom immigrated because of a war happening in her country and she moved to California to escape the bad times. When my mom heard the racist’s comments from our President Donald Trump, she…

I came here today, to the border of two great nations to express myself and my solidarity in standing against divisiveness within the population. I am against the current politics that are trying to break people apart, when in reality, we are no different from one another. I was really upset to know that some…

My parents are both from Canada, but I was born in Japan because my parents were working there. I lived in japan for the first 10 years of my life. Even though my parents were originally from Canada, the transition back was tough. When we moved back to Canada, it was a return to a…

I’m an Aboriginal Canadian. I hear Donald Trump talk all the time about immigrants and how immigrants should be banned from the United States. But everyone on this land are immigrants to my land. I’m just here today to protect what our society should be built on: democracy and diversity. All for one and one…

He became addicted to marijuana when he was only 15 years old, and he’s sixty now but he still uses it every day. A high functioning person can become an addict or an alcoholic but still hold down a job and have a family. It is very deceiving because people will look at them and…

All I remember is that my ex-husband was working outside fixing something. I went out there to ask if he wanted something to eat, and I passed out. When I woke up I was in the hospital, and they told me that I have aneurysm and short term memory loss. I remember when I woke…

I was born in Shanghai. My dad was Japanese and Chinese and my mother was Russian. We were put in a Japanese concentration camp during the war when my sister was born. We stayed in China until 1941 then we went to Hong kong, then Singapore, and then finally settled in a little tiny place…

I had a normal life. I had many passions in high school. I was involved in the drama club, student council, basketball, volleyball, and hung out with my friends. Life was great. When I started university, I began to have more responsibilities, and that started to stress me out. I loved to make lists. A…

I had a stroke 5 years ago. I was going to work when it happened. The weird thing is, I actually had 3 minor car accidents the day before I had the stroke. How strange that it all happened all at once… When I had the stroke, I didn’t feeling anything in particular. I could…