Posted on Monday, March 01, 2021 02:22 PM
On behalf of the Federal Anti-Racism Secretariat, I am pleased to invite you to be part of the 50 - 30 Challenge.
As we conclude Black History Month, and look ahead to Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day, issues of representation and participation are fresh in our minds, particularly given Canada’s greatest resource is its people. Organizations benefit from having the right people in the right roles and from harnessing the full potential of our diverse labour force.
Posted on Monday, March 01, 2021 01:24 PM
Recognizing Women in the field of Newcomer Navigation: Shler Ali and Lorraine Thomas
Shler Ali is a settlement worker with MOSAIC Newcomer Family Resource Network, in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Here is her story:
I myself was a refugee and I understand the fear, trauma and challenges of refugees having gone through this experience. Due to the on-going civil war, the persecution of my own Kurdish people, and the destruction of my home, in 2012, I was forced to flee my native land of Syria,...
Posted on Monday, March 01, 2021 11:00 AM
As we celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, let us also celebrate the Irish heritage of numerous Canadians
I joined N4 in December 2020 and learning my role and the work we do, it made me think of my own past as well as my spouse’s. Although I am a third-generation Canadian and my spouse is the same, that still meant immigration is at the heart of most of our lives.
With my spouse’s heritage, and I believe some of my own too, as Irish, and with St. Patrick’s Day around the corner, I thought I could share...
Posted on Monday, March 01, 2021 10:22 AM
Nutrition month is celebrated annually during the month of March. Sponsored by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, it has developed to become an entire month in 1980 since its initial proclamation as nutrition week in 1973. It celebrates the benefits and diversity of healthy food and its nutritional potential as well as raising awareness about issues related to a lack of adequate nutrition and food insecurity.
Nutrition month in 2021 will focus on the concept that no “one-size” fits all and that...
Posted on Monday, February 22, 2021 04:29 PM
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When: March 26, 2021 · 01 PM EST
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Most newcomers nowadays are from different ethnocultural backgrounds. Upon arrival in Canada or other high-income countries, newcomer children may experience subtle or drastic changes in their food environment depending on their pre-migration living circumstances, which may lead to dietary acculturation. Such changes may have short and long-term effects on the health status of newcomer...