I report on science, medicine, and people from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. I studied journalism at UBC Vancouver, science communication at UC Santa Cruz, and social and political psychology at UC Santa Barbara.
For Iraqi refugees and other immigrants to Canada, Richmond, BC’s Jassim Aboud is a guiding light during their difficult transition to a new life. He has helped so many that he is warmly called Abu Iraq, the father of Iraq.
Produced by Keith Rozendal, Meg Mittelstedt and Alberto Mendoza Galina