Carwin Miltimore will soon be joined by his young wife Marife Miltimore, who he met online and married in the Philippines. Photo courtesy Carwin Miltimore. After a five-year fight with federal immigration officials, an Alberta man will soon be together with his Filipina wife. Carwin Miltimore had to battle through two appeal tribunals and a federal court hearing because Citizenship and Immigration Canada was convinced his marriage to a woman 38 years his junior was a fraud. The year-old truck driver got word from the department this month that the sponsorship application for the year-old spouse he met online had finally been approved.
Meeting someone locally online can be done in twenty-four hours; you can meet for a coffee or go for a walk and if things work out, you can make plans to meet the next day. Meeting someone in another country, half-way around the world is another subject altogether and it can be an amazing journey or a highway to hell. In the late nineties and early twenty-first century, the Former Soviet Union was a hotspot for men looking for brides, i. These days, the most popular country for meeting a future bride via online dating sites, is the Philippines. Filipinas are among the most sought-after women in the world because of their beauty and character. Most are raised in a close-knit family which explains why they are very family-oriented and to add, Filipinas are very skilled in household chores, loving and caring, thus making them excellent wives. The combination of all of the above has enticed men from all over the world to search for a Filipina bride.
The Philippines is famous for mail-order brides. Poverty and the lack of employment in the Philippines have forced millions of Filipinos to find work abroad and some to seek marriage with foreigners, most with hopes of a better life and being able to support their families back home. Jonathan M. His comments sparked outrage, with one Filipino senator threatening to beat him up if he sets foot in the country.
Western men have had a liking for Philippines brides for decades. This can be attributed to their amazing characters and personalities. Philippine women are respectful and polite. They rarely quarrel with their husband.