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    Hon. Michael Tibollo says thank you for “incredible impacts”

    Ontario’s first Associate Minister of Mental Health & Addictions congratulates 2019 Bhayana Award winners for “selflessly helping others” in their work at United Way-supported agencies and “going above and beyond… day in and day out.”

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    MP Michael Levitt says “Mazel tov!” to Simon Kalkstein

    Michael Levitt, MP York-Centre, congratulates Simon Kalkstein from Jewish Family & Child on winning a 2019 Bhayana Foundation Award for Dedication. Simon has worked at JF&CS for 45 years!

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    Deputy Mayor Ana Bailao honours 2019

    On behalf of the City of Toronto, Deputy Mayor Ana Bailao thanks and congratulates the winners and organizers of the 2019 Bhayana Family Foundation/United Way Awards.

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    Mayor Bevilacqua’s Greetings

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    Raksha M. Bhayana speaks to the Senate Committee

    Raksha M. Bhayana speaks to the Senate Committee on the Charitable Sector about creating a National Day of Recognition (18:37-18:45).

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    MP Iqra Khalid honours Bhayana Family Foundation with certificate

    The Hon. Iqra Khalid, MP for Mississauga-Erin Mills, presented the Bhayana Family Foundation with a certificate of appreciation for its dedication in recognizing United Way volunteers. She wrote that the Foundation’s Awards, “strengthen the Canadian economy and our social fabric, leading to joint innovation and shared prosperity.”

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    Coming this Spring: National Heroes Video Project

    The Bhayana Family Foundation, in partnership with the United Ways from Greater Toronto, Lower Mainland (Vancouver) and Halifax and Charity Village will be launching a video series that showcases the achievements of frontline staff and the impact they have on people in their communities.

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    Bhayana Family Foundation recognized by the Hon. Dr. Helena Jaczek

    Dr. Helena Jaczek, Ontario’s Minister of Community and Social Services, today recognized the Bhayana Family Foundation for its program to award extraordinary frontline workers through United Way. In her congratulatory certificate, she cited the Foundation as “true community champions of the social service sector.

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    Shining a light on the contribution front-line workers

    For months after Maurice Adongo arrived in Canada as a refugee from Tanzania, he would wake up in the middle of the night in a panic, thinking he was about to be captured and needed to get away. His heart racing, he would sit up and wonder if he could escape through the window. Then he’d realize that he was in Toronto; he was safe.

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    Tim Halman, MP Halifax

    Tim Halman was first elected to the Nova Scotia House of Assembly as MLA for Dartmouth East in 2017. He is a member of the Public Accounts Committee. He is also a member of the House of Assembly Management Commission.

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