High River schools accommodate ESL students as newcomers swell population

Six months after arriving in Canada from the Philippines, Rowena Bermas has settled contentedly into life in High River, an agricultural services hub south of Calgary well-stocked with farm equipment dealerships and livestock auctions.

Bermas, who got a job at the Dairy Queen, joined her husband here. He came nearly five years ago and works in quality assurance at Cargill, the local meat plant. Their three children attend the nearby Catholic school.

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