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Kiwassa Community Food Market

Come join us at Kiwassa this Friday September 20th from 3-7pm for another community food market featuring low cost produce, children’s activities, and neighbourhood love! In addition to our lovely local vendors there will also be a free children’s concert at 3:30pm with Mike Bryden....

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Annual General Meeting & Volunteer Appreciation

Yes, it’s true! This year, we’re taking the opportunity of our AGM to celebrate and recognize the amazing work of Kiwassa volunteers.  We will try to keep the boring bits quick and painless. But the people are great, and the celebration will be fun, delicious,...

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Kiwassa’s Statement on the CBSA Raid at Hastings Park

On August 19, 2019, Canadian Border Services Agency (CBSA) conducted an early morning raid on some of our neighbours. The CBSA decided to arrive early at the Hastings Park stables to identify and arrest racialized, Spanish-speaking workers who were doing their jobs, caring for horses, cleaning stalls in preparation for the day ahead. In our view, the raid was not about defending public safety, but rather a dehumanizing exercise that serves only to generate fear and reduce community safety.

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These Little Guys are Heading to the Philippines

100 teddy bears and 90 blankets were donated to the Rotary Club of Richmond. Kiwassa's Seniors continued their tradition of making quilts and knit teddy bears to donate the Rotary Club who takes them to children in various countries undergoing surgery for when they wake up.

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