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Immigrant Success Stories

Canadian Success Stories Speaker Series Showcasing the stories of immigrant Canadians who made it! (/+) The Mississauga Library System is excited to launch the Canadian Success Stories speaker series. This series aims to share the hardships and celebrate the successes of Canadian immigrants to inspire and encourage all Canadians, especially newcomers. Registration is required. To register please visit Mississauga Central Library - Sciences & Business Dept. or call 905-615-3500 x 3589. Event Date(s): April 22, 2014 June 24, 2014 Event Time(s):6 - 8 pm Location:Central Library - Noel Ryan Auditorium 301 Burnhamthorpe Rd. W. Mississauga, Ontario Canada Place Type: Library Branch Cost:Free More Information:April 22 Lata Pada Lata Prada, recently highlighted as one of Mississauga's most influential people by the Mississauga News. An Indian-born Canadian choreographer, soloist and Bharatanatyam dancer, Lata is the founder and artistic director of Sampradaya Dance Creations, a dance company that performs South Asian dance. She is also the founder and director of Sampradaya Dance Academy, a leading professional dance training institution. Pada's most acclaimed choreographic work, Revealed By Fire (2001), is based on Pada's tragic loss of her husband and two daughters in the 1985 Air India bombing. The event is free and open to the public.June 24 Hilda Rossi Hilda Rossi, originally from Guatemala, has dedicated herself to humanitarian work in Central America and ethnic communities in Canada. She is the president and founder of the non-profit, volunteer organization Canadian Central American Relief Effort (CCAMRE). She has received several accolades, including Halton Woman of the Year Award and the Rotary Foundation's Paul Harris Fellow Award and was nominated as one of the 20 most influential Hispanic Canadians of the Year in 2009.. Event Details. Location: 301 Burnhamthorpe Rd. W