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 Samantha Matute / 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 Samantha Matute / 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 Samantha Matute / 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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Ninu Kang’s strong leadership continues in anti-violence work
by Samantha Matute / July 14, 2020

Ninu Kang’s strong leadership continues in anti-violence work

Ninu Kang is one of the leading authorities on anti-violence, anti-racism, and addressing gender equality in the immigrant and refugee communities.

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Newcomer students succeed despite COVID school year
by Samantha Matute / June 22, 2020

Newcomer students succeed despite COVID school year

MOSAIC’s Settlement Workers in Schools (SWIS) program helps newcomer students and their families adapt and integrate to Canadian life and education during their initial years in Canada.

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