Eight refugees – held by Australia’s offshore immigration regime for more than eight years – have landed in Vancouver and Toronto, sponsored by community groups in Canada and Australia to begin new lives on the other side of the world.
- Ben Doherty
- The Guardian
The eight flew out of the Papua New Guinea capital Port Moresby on Thursday, joining another former Manus detainee who arrived in Canada a week ago.
Abdo had been medevaced from PNG to Australia before being accepted for resettlement in Canada.
“I have mixed feelings about starting this new life in…