Category Archives: Immigration

David Matas on Islamophobia

| | Posted in events, Immigration, Racism

Monday, May 14, 2018 @ 7:30 pm, Hotel Fort Garry 2018 Shindleman Family Lecture presents David Matas on Antisemitism and Islamophobia The lecture will be followed by a discussion with Dr. Chatterley, Audience Q & A, ​and refreshments David Matas is a respected refugee, immigration, and human rights lawyer based in Winnipeg. Mr. Matas will be speaking on the challenges we […]

Breaking Bread Potluck

| | Posted in events, Immigration, Women

Sunday, March 4, 2018 Breaking Bread Potluck Manitobans for Human Rights, in partnership with Canadian Women for Women in Afghanistan invite you to our Breaking Bread Potluck Fundraiser in commemoration of International Women’s Day Celebrate International Women’s Day with friends, have fun and support education for women and girls in Afghanistan 500 Tache Avenue, St. Boniface, Wpg, MB Sunday, March […]

Tireless volunteerism

| | Posted in Immigration, news, Women

Check out this story in the Winnipeg Free Press about Surekha Joshi, and her being recognized for outstanding contribution as a volunteer. A woman who has spent more than 25 years tirelessly promoting Indian culture in Winnipeg has been named the recipient of the India Association of Manitoba’s 2017 Unsung Hero award. Surekha Joshi received […]

Listen: Importance of diversity

| | Posted in events, Immigration, news

Hello everyone, I’d like to thank you once again for all your votes, support, encouragement  you have provided for me for the Leadership summit this past June – we all did this together. I’d like to share with all of you the link to my Leadership summit speech. I spoke about the Importance of the Canadian […]