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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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Let Your Voice Help Shape Our Community

Hi Neighbours, Help us understand how to support you and our community!   Kiwassa Neighbourhood House is committed to building a neighbourhood where all people are valued, connected, and secure. We believe in creating an inclusive and socially just community where everyone has a say...

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You Belong Here

2019 Neighbourhood House Week marks 125 years of Neighbours Growing Neighbourhoods. Ever since the first BC Neighbourhood House opened in Vancouver in 1938 a wide diversity of people have found a home in their local Neighbourhood House.   

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