Spotlight: Nothabo Ncube, IPC keynote speaker
by Mischa Milne / January 22, 2021

Spotlight: Nothabo Ncube, IPC keynote speaker

When Nothabo Ncube was 14, she told her mother something that would change the course of her life from that point on. "I made a promise to my mother that I would become a medical doctor.”

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Warmth, joy and welcoming refugees
by Mischa Milne / December 22, 2020

Warmth, joy and welcoming refugees

This holiday season, as we reflect and step into the new year, we are grateful for the dedication of countless groups and individuals working with us to provide warm welcomes and life-changing programming for refugees.

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Why MOSAIC matters to migrant workers
by Samantha Matute / December 16, 2020

Why MOSAIC matters to migrant workers

A migrant worker reached out – she had lost her job during the pandemic and did not have money to pay rent, buy food or commute. Some migrant workers need ongoing support that can last for over one year.

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MOSAIC volunteers make our work possible
by Mischa Milne / December 5, 2020

MOSAIC volunteers make our work possible

As a volunteer with MOSAIC’s Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC) program, Margaret helps immigrant and refugee students practice their English conversation skills in weekly sessions.

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International Day of Persons with Disabilities
by Samantha Matute / December 3, 2020

International Day of Persons with Disabilities

Starting life in a new country as an immigrant or refugee is challenging for anyone -- but for newcomers with disabilities, the barriers are even greater.

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Connecting families through food
by Mischa Milne / October 30, 2020

Connecting families through food

Focusing on ingredients that can be accessed at food banks in the Lower Mainland, Teaching Kitchen staff work with newcomer families each week to create nutritious, affordable, and easy to make meals and snacks.

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Spotlight: Laurie Cooper, recipient of the Human Rights Award
by Mischa Milne / October 21, 2020

Spotlight: Laurie Cooper, recipient of the Human Rights Award

Like many Canadians, Laurie Cooper was inspired to get involved with refugee advocacy after seeing the tragic image of the little boy, Alan Kurdi, on the beach in Turkey in September of 2015.

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Spotlight: IKEA receives Employer Recognition Award
by Mischa Milne / October 20, 2020

Spotlight: IKEA receives Employer Recognition Award

By Mischa Milne, Communications Coordinator IKEA Canada is deeply committed to multiculturalism, equity and inclusion – making it a top choice to receive the Employer Recognition Award at the 2020 MOSAIC Awards Ceremony. “At IKEA, our vision is to create a better everyday life for people. We can’t move forward...

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Spotlight: Dr. Kes Chetty Award celebrates three recipients
by Mischa Milne / October 15, 2020

Spotlight: Dr. Kes Chetty Award celebrates three recipients

While most of the awards presented at the 2020 MOSAIC Awards Ceremony are given to one person or organization, there is one award that often goes to multiple individuals.

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Spotlight: Ayaan Ismail, recipient of the Eyob G. Naizghi Scholarship Award
by Mischa Milne / October 14, 2020

Spotlight: Ayaan Ismail, recipient of the Eyob G. Naizghi Scholarship Award

Ayan arrived in Canada in 2016 as a Somali-refugee from Kenya through the World University Service of Canada – Student Refugee Program (WUSC-SRP).

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