On March 31st, the UofMosaic Fellows at Ryerson University hosted a conversation on migrant workers and the societal borders that they may face within Canada. Panelists included Dr. Sedaf Arat-Koç, and representatives from GABRIELA Ontario including Petronila Cleto, Mithi Esguerra, and Conley de Leon. Canada has long benefited from a robust immigration system bringing us… Read more »
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On Tuesday April 19th, 2016, the Mosaic Institute was invited to present to the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship on Bill C-6 amending the Citizenship Act. This bill will amend, among other things, the removal of grounds for the revocation of Canadian Citizenship. We are proud that the Mosaic Institute was once… Read more »
Our third day with the students at Rick Hansen Secondary School began with a land acknowledgement by Damian George. Damian spoke of the importance of knowing history and mother language. He spoke about his own process of relearning his own history and language. With this in mind, we welcomed students to the theme of our… Read more »
Cassandra Frankel reflects on the relationships forged through her time as a UofMosaic Fellow, and how she has learned to navigate the tense waters of campus activism at McGill University. On Sunday, February 21st, the UofMosaic Fellows in Montreal collaborated on two dialogue sessions pertaining to the upcoming General Assembly motion seeking to stand in… Read more »
Our second day with the students at Rick Hansen Secondary School began again with a land acknowledgement by Damian George. The rest of the morning was full of workshop time for the students and facilitators. Students participated in our core workshop for the day – “Identity: Race, Culture, and Tradition”. In that workshop, students shared… Read more »
The Mosaic Institue congratulates the Hon Justice Murray Sinclair, reicpient of the 2016 Peace Patron Award, on his appointment to the Senate of Canada. We look forward to honouring Justince Sinclair at our upcoming Peace Patron Dinner.