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Surrey LIP in the News

Surrey LIP in the News

New Canadian Media‘s article, A Decolonized Citizenship Ceremony is a Step Towards Reconciliation, explores the wide gaps in knowledge most newcomers to Canada have surrounding the country’s dark colonial history as well as the need for more resources, education and contextualization once they arrive in Canada.

Surrey LIP’s project manager, Mariam Bilgrami, speaks on the subject from both her professional and personal experience, as she herself immigrated to Canada and learned nothing about Indigenous history. The articles analyzes the impact of these issues, the steps being taken to try and rectify the situation, and further details about the Surrey LIP First Peoples Guide for Newcomers.

Read the full article here.