Immigrant Entrepreneur Awards

Immigrant Entrepreneur Awards

Each year, the City of Ottawa acknowledges the business success of select individuals who were born outside of Canada and who now make Ottawa their home, for their considerable contribution to the Ottawa economy. Nominate an immigrant entrepreneur for the 2016 awards...
Global Forced Displacement Hits Record High

Global Forced Displacement Hits Record High

A detailed study which tracks forced displacement worldwide based on data from governments, partner agencies and UNHCR’s reporting, found a total 65.3 million people were displaced at the end of 2015, compared to 59.5 million just 12 months earlier. “More people are...
Summer Camp for Refugee Youth

Summer Camp for Refugee Youth

A young boy attends a summer camp for refugee youth in Ottawa’s east end.  The summer camp is run by the Catholic Centre for Immigrants thanks to funds from Community Foundation of Ottawa (CFO). The goal of the camp is to prepare these young people for school in...
Latin American community role model

Latin American community role model

Photo: Catalina Arango None of my Geography teachers taught me that France (Francia in Spanish) was not only a country but a woman. The first time I met her, she was reading a book to a group of five-year-old kids. Astonishingly, those 15 preschoolers were quiet,...

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