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Immigrant Families and Berber Community

home: But some parents worry that these new ways of playing mean their children are losing touch with their family's cultural heritage, according to CBC. Omar Chab is from the Berber community in Algeria but moved away when he was in his early twenties. For kids from immigrant families who are settling in Canada, play can be a way to fit in and adapt to a new home. He has strong memories of how he grew up playing in Algeria with his five brothers and three sisters. By the time you come back at six o'clock, you feel like the days are so long and unfinished. We were not allowed to come home, we had to go outside and play all day, he said. ( As reported in the news.