Jillian Taylor has been working at CBC Manitoba since 2012 and has been reporting since 2007. She was born and raised in Manitoba and is a member of the Fisher River Cree Nation. In 2014, she was awarded the Commonwealth Broadcasting Association’s travel bursary, which took her to Australia to work with indigenous journalists. Find her on Twitter: @JillianLTaylor
A Winnipeg mother, a Yazidi refugee, is astonished to discover her 12-year-old son is alive after being rescued from ISIS.
Nofa Zaghla, from northern Iraq, says her family was separated in August 2014 when they were captured by ISIS.
She came to Canada five months ago with four of her six children. Days ago, she got a call from a relative in Iraq who said her son Emad Mishko Tamo is alive after being rescued from the Islamist extremists.
“Because of ISIS being so evil, and torturing boys and killing everyone that doesn’t do as they say, we didn’t …