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Cedar Cottage Neighbourhood House adopts flashmob mentality

January 26, 2014 – 9:04 am | 769 views

Cedar Cottage Neighbourhood House believes it can build a more inclusive community through the power of mass dance.
Olga Shcherbyna, coordinator of the provincially funded Building Welcoming and Inclusive Neighbourhoods program at the neighbourhood house, is …

Victoria-Fraserview: Community group connects with South Vancouver residents Egyptian immigrant keen to help newcomers settle into Canadian life

November 15, 2013 – 7:11 am | 1,380 views

Sherifa Azzab faced a mountain of challenges when she immigrated to Vancouver from Egypt in July 2011 with her two sons. She didn’t know where to turn for help.
“I didn’t know where is government buildings …

Bringing Together Citizens to Celebrate Canada’s 150th Birthday in 2017

January 31, 2013 – 4:36 pm | 821 views

Press Release
CBC/Radio-Canada, VIA Rail Canada and Community Foundations of Canada, in collaboration with a number of leading organizations across the country, announced cities and dates for its CANADA 150/2017 STARTS NOW initiative, a conference series …

Olga Shcherbyna’s interview with the Canadian Immigrant Magazine

March 2, 2010 – 9:54 pm | 913 views

It’s not always easy to get heard, even if you have something important to say. Immigrants know this well. We come to this country with great expectations, and for many of us that means having …

Diversity Clues is contracted by the City of Coquitlam

January 29, 2010 – 9:55 pm | 843 views

The City of Coquitlam is in the final phases of preparing a Multicultural Strategic Plan (MSP). Financially supported by the Federal Government and the City of Coquitlam, the plan is intended to be a starting …