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Refugees despondent English classes cancelled without notice

JOHN WOODS / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS</p><p>Eritrean refugees Saba Temnewo with her daughter Efrata, 10 and son Asier, 13 at the Hospitality House residence Tuesday. Temnewo, whose English classes were cancelled, arrived as a refugee with her kids in July and needs to upgrade her English so she can go to school to become a health care aide and get a decent job. Without it, she says she’ll be stuck in a low-paying job or have to rely on social assistance.</p>

JOHN WOODS / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS

Eritrean refugees Saba Temnewo with her daughter Efrata, 10 and son Asier, 13 at the Hospitality House residence Tuesday. Temnewo, whose English classes were cancelled, arrived as a refugee with her kids in July and needs to upgrade her English so she can go to school to become a health care aide and get a decent job. Without it, she says she’ll be stuck in a low-paying job or have to rely on social assistance.

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