Esel Panlaqui came to Canada in 2005 from the Philippines. She assists newcomers to Canada, in particular live-in caregivers and other migrant workers, at the Thorncliffe Neighbourhood Office. She lives in Toronto.

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Don't be afraid to ask for help in your hour of need (00:45)