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Metro Moncton family forced to leave country

posted Jun 25, 2011, 5:27 PM by Milorad Borota   [ updated Jun 25, 2011, 10:41 PM ]
Published Saturday June 4th, 2011

Owners of Main Stop Oriental Market hoping Citizenship and Immigration Canada will reverse its decision

By Eric Lewis Times & Transcript Staff

They came to Canada to seek a better life for their children, but now they're being told to leave because their youngest son's illness costs too much.

The Maeng family from South Korea moved to Moncton in 2003 and within a few years set up a business, The Main Stop Oriental Market on West Main Street.


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