It is the best ‘job’ I have ever had!

It is the best ‘job’ I have ever had!

(Photo left to right: Kim Davison, Kadijah, Wafaa Aun, and Nadia Almeshal) “Remember the words ‘snow storm!’  When you hear these words you know that it will be very cold and that the snow will slow everything down and there might not be any school buses…” This...
This person helped me feel at home

This person helped me feel at home

“When we first arrived, we didn’t know what to do and Tara helped us.” “Tara is the best thing that happened to me and my children.  She is always there for everybody.”  These are a few of the comments from people who nominated Tara Alani, CCI Ottawa staffer for the...
Picnic on the beach

Picnic on the beach

CCI Ottawa’s Community Connections Team organized a Potluck picnic at Petrie Island with clients, volunteers and friends.  It was a perfect day to make new friends, share some food and mark the end of the summer. Thanks to everyone who joined us to enjoy a...
South Asian community role model

South Asian community role model

Photo: Rukhsana Ahmed, Associate Professor at the University of Ottawa presents certificate to Rayhan Pitigala.  Rayhan was one of the winners of a writing contest launched by the Ottawa Multicultural Media Initiative (OMMI). My community role model is much closer to...
Somali community role model

Somali community role model

Photo of Iman Mohamed Haddi, winner of student writing contest The person who has inspired me the most is my Mother: Nema Salim. My mother is my hero. As I get older, I realize how much my mother has been a rock to our family. Back home in Djibouti, there...

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