Honouring individuals, employers and organization in our community working to better the lives of refugees starting a new life in Manitoba.


A refugee between the ages of 14 and 24 who has made an outstanding contribution or significant achievement in one or more of the following areas: academics, arts & culture, sports, community & volunteer activities.

2011 Award will go to Gentil Misigaro

A refugee who has achieved success in the creation or operation of a business in Manitoba.

2011 Award will go to Teferi Nega

Person who has demonstrated leadership, dedication and a spirit of compassion in the areas of immigrant services and has made important contributions to enhancing the lives of refugees in Canada.

2011 Award will go to Robert Vineberg

An employer, government or non-profit organization that has made outstanding achievements in implementing diversity initiatives in the workplace or has made significant contributions by caring about refugees in Canada.

2011 Award will go to Palliser Furniture CEO, Art DeFehr



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