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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Spotlight: Ann and Jo-Ann Sobkow Award
by Mischa Milne / October 9, 2020

Spotlight: Ann and Jo-Ann Sobkow Award

This year, the new Ann & Jo-Ann Sobkow Scholarship Award of $1300 will be distributed to a refugee recipient.

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Celebrating the work of translation professionals
by Mischa Milne / September 30, 2020

Celebrating the work of translation professionals

For newcomers to Canada, translation services play an essential role in the transition to an unfamiliar home.

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Engaging newcomers in democracy
by admin / September 15, 2020

Engaging newcomers in democracy

Today, September 15th, is the UN's International Day of Democracy. This day provides an opportunity for all to examine the state of democracy in the world. The focus of this year's observance is COVID-19.

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It’s back-to-school for adults too
by admin / September 14, 2020

It’s back-to-school for adults too

The MOSAIC Language Program is all set to welcome our students into our second term of 100% online classes this month for Free English language instruction classes from Literacy to Level 7 through the (LINC) program.

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Graduating class on the right track to permanent employment
by admin / August 13, 2020

Graduating class on the right track to permanent employment

The group of eight graduated recently after completing a six-week employment and industry-specific skills training program, offered free by MOSAIC to unemployed or underemployed newcomers aged 18-29.

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