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Address by Peter Goldring, Member of Parliament for Edmonton East, at a public event with the Somali community.

Address by Peter Goldring, Member of Parliament for Edmonton East, at a public event with the Somali community.

| August 12, 2014 | Reply

August 11, 2014 – Edmonton, Alberta; The Honourable Peter Goldring Member of Parliament for Edmonton East, addressed public events with the Somali community in Edmonton, Alberta. The events hosted by Somali Canadian Education and Rural Development Organization (SCERDO). Mr. Goldring addressed the people who attended the meeting and expressed his sympathy for Somali people who displaced […]

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Minister of Employment and Social Development for Multiculturalism Hon. Jason Kenney visited the SCERDO office to make an important announcement.

Minister of Employment and Social Development for Multiculturalism Hon. Jason Kenney visited the SCERDO office to make an important announcement.

| March 25, 2014

March 21, 2014 – Edmonton, The Honorable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development for Multiculturalism visited the SCERDO office to make an important announcement. Many guests were in attendance including Hon. Janice Sarich , MLA- Edmonton-Decore; Mr. Laurie Hawn Member of Parliament for Edmonton Centre, members of the RCMP;  Edmonton Police Services; Service Canada; […]

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Government of Canada invests to help Somali-Canadian youth in Edmonton get jobs.

Government of Canada invests to help Somali-Canadian youth in Edmonton get jobs.

| March 24, 2014

The Government of Canada is helping equip young Canadians in Edmonton with the skills and work experience needed to get high-quality jobs, announced the Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development. The Somali Canadian Education and Rural Development Organization of Edmonton is receiving more than $351,000 from the Skills Link program to help […]

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Media Release: Organizations with Alberta roots taking action on Typhoon relief

Media Release: Organizations with Alberta roots taking action on Typhoon relief

| November 18, 2013

The Philippines is one of the most disaster-prone countries in the world and it has seen its share of typhoons – but nothing like super Typhoon Haiyan. The strongest storm on record to make landfall, super Typhoon Haiyan surged through a wide path of destruction that included some of the poorest parts of the Philippines. […]

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SCERDO Executive Director Bashir Ahmed Wins the 2013 Paul Yuzyk Award for Multiculturalism

SCERDO Executive Director Bashir Ahmed Wins the 2013 Paul Yuzyk Award for Multiculturalism

| August 4, 2013

Bashir Ahmed of Edmonton, Alberta is the recipient of the 2013 Paul Yuzyk  Award for Multiculturalism, announced Jason Kenney, Minister of Citizenship,  Immigration and Multiculturalism. “For more than 20 years, Mr. Ahmed has worked tirelessly in both Ottawa  and Edmonton to advocate the importance of multiculturalism and help integrate  Somali newcomers, particularly youth, in Canada,” said […]

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Government of Canada helps Somali youth in Edmonton

Government of Canada helps Somali youth in Edmonton

| December 15, 2012

Edmonton Dec 21, 2010: Local Somali youth who face barriers to employment will get job-preparation training and work experience through the Government of Canada’s support for the Somali Youth Skills Project. Mr. Peter Goldring, Member of Parliament for Edmonton East, made the announcement today on behalf of the Honourable Diane Finley, Minister of Human Resources […]

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SCERDO has started its long anticipated water project in Ceegaag city

SCERDO has started its long anticipated water project in Ceegaag city

| December 14, 2012

The Somali Canadian Education & Rural Development Organiztion (SCERDO) has started its long anticipated water project in Ceegaag city. The kick-off activities for the Ceegaag Water Project commenced with tremendous enthusiasm from the community members in Ceegaag. The opening ceremony was opened by SCERDO Executive Director, Bashir Ahmed, citing the momentous nature of this achievement, […]

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Second in-take of Youth Skills Link Graduation Ceremony

Second in-take of Youth Skills Link Graduation Ceremony

| December 14, 2012

SCERDO hosted the second graduation ceremony for the Employability Skills hrough Community Services Project. The graduation ceremony takes place at SCERDO premises at 12052 Fort Road on July 12, 2012 at 11:00 AM. The guests and dignitaries included Service Canada, BGS group, Somali community leaders, SCERDO staff, family and friends to celebrate the achievements of […]

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SCERDO has succeeded to distribute Food to 1,000 Families in Refugee camps in Gedo Region

SCERDO has succeeded to distribute Food to 1,000 Families in Refugee camps in Gedo Region

| December 14, 2012

SCERDO has succeeded to distribute Food to 1,000 Families in Refugee camps in Gedo Region

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Opening Ceremony for Mother and Child Health Centre in Ceegaag

Opening Ceremony for Mother and Child Health Centre in Ceegaag

| December 14, 2012

Opening Ceremony for Mother and Child Health Centre in Ceegaag

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