Baltej Dhillon keynote speaker at March 17 immigration forum

SAVE THE DATE: March 17 in Mission. Baltej Dhillon is keynote speaker at We’re Your Neighbours immigration conference put on by Mission Community Services Society New to Canada department.

Baltej’s compelling presentation is on ‘Tolerance is Not Enough.’ Baltej is the first RCMP member to be permitted to wear a turban.

Here is a sampling of last year’s Mission conference.

Here are a couple of links to Baltej’s public profiles: VIDEO 1VIDEO2.

MCSS Local Immigration Partnership (LIP) is leading the forum and has invited Mission Coun. Pam Alexis to speak on the District of Mission’s perspective on newcomers to Canada.  Local clients from Syria and other countries will share their compelling stories.

The LIP also plans to have a property management spokesperson at the event to address issues surrounding housing for those new to Canada.

Cost is $5 to cover food expenses. To pre-register, contact rick.rake@missioncommunityservices.com or Annie Charker (annmariecharker@missioncommunityservices.com) at MCSS. Availability is limited.

Event is co-sponsored by the IRCC (Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada) and District of Mission Social Development Department.