Nest is waiting to welcome 14 refugee families to Saskatoon, including Afghan human rights champion Maria and her two sons, Afghan women Abeda and Zainab who are fleeing the Taliban, and Sudanese activist Wafaa Idress, her husband and four children.
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Long-time Nest member Maureen McPherson was recognized for her community outreach and leadership on October 26, when she was inducted into the Saskatoon Women’s Hall of Fame. Maureen has worked with many refugee families in the city over the last two decades. She also assists with Rainbow 50 Plus program at St. Thomas Wesley United Church and is active in St. Martin’s United Church. Maureen … Continue reading Maureen honoured!
They only arrived in Saskatoon last month. But the Al Salloum family are ready for Halloween. Superman, Spiderman and Ninja are originally from Syria. When they are not fighting crime, the trio go to Lester B. Pearson school. The three boys, along with their mother and two other siblings, arrived in the city on September 18 to an emotional reunion with their relatives in the … Continue reading Ready for Halloween