Surrey LIP Blog

November 15, 2016

Silvia Di Blasio

Nurturer by Nature

Silvia Di Blasio is a powerhouse of knowledge about living a sustainable...

November 15, 2016

Mainu Ahmed

Giving Businessman

When you meet Mainu Ahmed, you’ll notice a few things right away. He is a...

November 15, 2016

Jeff Hector

Legacy in Action

Canada is called a nation of immigrants, because unless you’re of Aboriginal...

August 31, 2016

Nelson Mandela once said: “Sport has the power to change the world. It speaks to young people in a language they can understand”.  I believe that those...

July 29, 2016

It has been almost a year since the Surrey Immigrant Advisory Roundtable organized a Welcome to Surrey Centre Block Party. Little did the organizers know...

December 18, 2015

In my experience as a new immigrant in Canada, the Connector's Program brought to me opportunities as well as psychological comfort. The Connector's Program...

November 06, 2015

Yansie, Community Peer Research Assistant, Spanish speaking

“Being part of the OCOV research project has been an honor and blessing...

November 09, 2015

Mufaro, OCOV Research Assistant from SFU

“Being a part of the OCOV project is a humbling experience which I am grateful for. It is...

November 13, 2015

Yvonne, OCOV Research Assistant, Recent graduate from SFU

"Being part of this refugee settlement and integration project has been...

October 01, 2015

One of my favourite quotes is by an American anthropologist, Margaret Mead: “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed citizens can change the...

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