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Welcome Day Celebration for Immigrants and Refugees

  • Victor Brodeur School 637 Head Street Victoria, BC, V9A Canada (map)

A FREE multicultural welcome event OPEN TO THE PUBLIC


9:00 a.m.
Doors Open
Muffins & refreshments

9:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
Cultural Competence Workshop *ENGLISH*
“The ability to interact effectively with people from different cultures” Silvia Mangue, co-founder House of the World Coop


Atelier sur la recherche d’emploi *FRENCH*
Quelques outils pour sortir du lot; Bassirou Diene, Services en emploi, Programme d’immigration francophone de la CB

11:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
First Nation Blessing & Elders’ Welcome

12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Free lunch served to the public
A feast of authentic Syrian & international cuisine open to all!
Cooked by refugees and immigrants from various parts of the world

Guest speakers

1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Crafts Fair
Showcasing refugees & immigrants entrepreneurship & talents
Multicultural performances

*** Everyone welcome!
Join us for the whole day or only for the activities you’re interested in.

We look forward to celebrating & building a more diverse and inclusive community together!

Info : 250-800-1601 or

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