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Janice Skafel receives Burlington150 award

Congratulations to our very own Janice Skafel, chair and lead volunteer on the BDRA committee that sponsored a Syrian family to settle in Canada. Janice has been awarded the Burlington 150 award for her leadership and incredibly hard work helping our Syrian family, and so many others in Burlington over the years. You are an […]

Glen Soderholm in Concert, June 11

In support of the Burlington Downtown Refugee Alliance. All proceeds will support our Syrian Refugee Family. Date: June 11, 2016 Time: 7:00pm Place: Knox Church, 461 Elizabeth Street Tickets: $15 in advance; $20 at the door. Call us at 905 333 3013 to purchase your tickets today!

Olivia Walker-Edwards, BDRA recognised in Ontario Legislature

Burlington’s MPP, Eleanor McMahon, has provided further recognition of Olivia Walker-Edward’s initiative in organising the Walk for Refugees on January 17th. Ms McMahon noted that “Working in partnership with the Burlington Downtown Refugee Alliance, a coalition spearheaded by St. Luke’s Anglican Church and made up of faith-based groups, community organizations, city hall staff, local businesses […]

Olivia Walker Edwards Recognised in House of Commons

Olivia Walker-Edward’s initiative in organising a Walk for Refugees on January 17th, which has raised over $5000 and still counting, has been recognised in the House of Commons by Burlington’s MP, Karina Gould. Ms Gould, in her first statement to the House since being elected last year, chose to recognise two individuals who have made […]