Calgary Centre for Newcomers showcases success stories on World Refugee Day – CBC.ca

Alberta’s Minister of Tourism and Culture Ricardo Miranda, officials from the Aga Khan Foundation, and several resettled refugees will speak at the event, which takes place from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Marlborough Community Association.

Calgary Centre for Newcomers showcases success stories on World Refugee Day - CBC.caA Calgary community organization is celebrating World Refugee Day by drawing attention to the positive contributions that refugees have made to Canadian society over the decades.

“We wanted to be able to talk about … all the wonderful things that refugees have been able to bring to our country … even after having gone through such strife,” said Anila Lee Yuen, CEO of the Centre for Newcomers.

Lee Yuen said refugees have made positive economic, social and cultural contributions to Canada over the years, and have even become key decision makers at a national level.

Source: Calgary Centre for Newcomers showcases success stories on World Refugee Day – CBC.ca | Homestretch

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