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How Ahmed Hussen rose to become Canada’s border man

PROFILE How Ahmed Hussen rose to become Canada’s border man As a young boy, Canada’s new immigration minister fled war-torn Somalia to forge a new life in Toronto. Now, with U.S. anti-Muslim rhetoric on the rise and Canada facing an influx of desperate refugees, Ahmed Hussen must balance his hard-won empathy for outsiders with a mandate […]

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On Resilience: How One Somali Refugee Is Paying Homage To Her Home Country – And Building A Food Empire

Ally Bogard and Allie Hoffman,   CONTRIBUTOR We interview boss ladies who have improbable stories of resilience. Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. Hawa Hassan is the creator and ShEO of Basbaas Sauce, which is a line of condiments inspired by her home country, Somalia. Born in Mogadishu, her family was forced to […]

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YOUCAN – Youth Canada Association Awards

March 15, 2017 YOUCAN – Youth Canada Association Awards A National organization that works with youth : * promote the peaceful resolution of personal, community, and societal conflicts; * promote the concepts of non-violence, peer mediation and conflict resolution; * establish a Canadian network of peer mediators and youth …   YOUCAN Awards YOUCAN is pleased […]

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