Mosaic’s China & Tibet Dialogue Awarded YMCA Peace Medallion

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Jigme, Tenzin, Nawang, and Rebecca, Representatives of the Steering Commitee, with their YMCA Peace Medallion  On November 19, The Steering Committee of Mosaic’s “New Beginnings: Young Canadians’ Peace Dialogue on China and Tibet” was awarded the 2014 YMCA Peace Medallion by the YMCA of Greater Toronto at a special ceremony held in their honour. The group… Read more »

HELP BUILD A STRONGER CANADA

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These days we have only to turn on our televisions, read social media or pick up a newspaper to be reminded how interconnected our world is. Issues, concerns, or conflicts in faraway places that we might once have ignored now seem to visit us on our own doorstep.  At the same time, this interconnectedness gives… Read more »

Mosaic Presents “Imported Conflict” Study Findings at Canadian Race Relations Foundation (CRRF) Symposium

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John Monahan, Executive Director of the Mosaic Institute, presenting at the CRRF Symposium On November 17, John Monahan, Executive Director of the Mosaic Institute, was a presenter at the Canadian Race Relations Foundation (CRRF) biennial symposium in Ottawa. John’s presentation explored the ways in which multiculturalism influences relations between Canadians connected to different sides of… Read more »

UofMosaic Hosts Discussions on Diaspora Engagement in International Development at McGill

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Zoey Tung, Jothi Shanmugam, James P. Muldoon Jr., Ainalem Tebeje, Dr. Philip Oxhorn, Dr. Jenny Burman, and Robyn Stewart, along with other attendees, on October 24 at McGill University This fall, the Mosaic Institute partnered with the Institute for the Study of International Development (ISID) at McGill University to host two “UofMosaic” panel discussion sessions… Read more »

UofMosaic Launches Fall Discussion Series with Event on the Somali Experience in Canada

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On October 1st, 2014, the Mosaic Institute’s UofMosaic Program launched its Fall 2014 discussion series entitled “UofMosaic Talks Peace: In the Aftermath of War” with an event that focused on the Somali community’s experience in Canada. The event, “Building Here vs. Building There: The Somali Diaspora’s Double Burden”, took place at York University and was… Read more »

Mosaic Launches Online Profile on the Toronto Foundation’s Community Knowledge Centre

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On October 6, The Mosaic Institute launched its online profile on the Toronto Foundation’s Community Knowledge Centre. The Community Knowledge Centre is a searchable database that connects potential donors and interested parties to outstanding community organizations who are working on the solutions to the issues identified in the Toronto Foundation’s annual Toronto’s Vital Signs Report…. Read more »

Norwegian Parliamentarians Visit Mosaic

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John Monahan introduces the work of the Mosaic Institute to members of the Norwegian parliament’s Standing Committee on Local Government and Public Administration. On September 19th, the Mosaic Institute was pleased to host the Norwegian Parliament’s Standing Committee on Local Government and Public Administration. The distinguished visitors were on a week-long visit to different Canadian… Read more »

Career Crossroads: UofMosaic’s Peace Professional Development Program Concludes with Discussion on Personal Passion and Career Paths

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As the university semester comes into full swing, UofMosaic’s inaugural Peace Professional Development Program wrapped up its summer sessions with a timely discussion about pursuing passionate career paths. Featured speakers were Hussein Hirji, Desk Officer for the West Bank and Gaza with DFTAD; Andrea Russell, international law professor at the University of Toronto; Dr. Arne Kislenko… Read more »