Speaking notes for Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship: Improving gender inclusivity for our clients

I also want to recognize my colleague, Randy Boissonnault, who has been tireless in his advocacy, advice and relentless pursuit of LGBTQ2 rights. I want to thank the reverend for hosting us here today. And I want to also give a special shout out to Chris Morrissey for her tireless efforts on behalf of this [...]

By |2019-06-17T13:48:00-06:00June 17th, 2019|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Speaking notes for Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship: An announcement on the Visible Minority Newcomer Women Pilot

Good morning, everyone. I want to begin by acknowledging that we are on the traditional territory of the Mississaugas of the Credit and the Haudenosaunee. My nephew told me a few weeks ago, he called me very excitedly and said, “this city will never be the same. The Toronto Raptors have made it to the [...]

By |2019-06-10T14:26:37-06:00June 10th, 2019|Uncategorised|0 Comments

New partners selected to support visible minority newcomer women

In December 2018, the government launched an expression of interest process as part of the Visible Minority Newcomer Women pilot to solicit proposals from new organizations. Twenty-two organizations from across Canada have been selected as part of this process, with one organization submitting two successful proposals. The government will provide up to $7.5 million in funding for [...]

By |2019-06-06T08:30:40-06:00June 6th, 2019|Uncategorised|0 Comments