June 2016


CAI Communication Emails



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We are, fundamentally, storytellers. The ways we understand our lives and our worlds are through a series of stories we repeat to ourselves and to each other. And so when those stories are frankly examined, taken apart, and retold with more audacity and truth than usual, it serves us well to pay attention.  This is precisely why storytellers like Mona Awad are national treasures worth listening to....[READ ON]



MLSE and CAI Welcoming Syrian Refugees
We are excited to announce that on Wednesday, September 28th, CAI will be co-hosting a soccer match, along with Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, and giving away 1500 tickets and subsidized transportation to Syrian newcomers. The game will take place at the BMO Field in Toronto and will feature the Toronto Football Club versus Orlando City Soccer Club. If you are involved as a settlement agency, or are a community group working with Syrian refugees and are interested in participating, please email us at info@canadianarabinstitute.ca



July 10, 2016: Lecture on Refugees, Immigrants, and Citizens: The Muslim Diaspora Experience in the West  at the Aga Khan Museum, 2 pm - 3 pm.  More details and tickets HERE

July 13, 2016: The Canadian-Muslim Vote’s inaugural Eid Dinner - Celebrating Eid-ul-Fitr and civic engagement among Canadian-Muslims. More details and tickets HERE

August 11, 2016: CAI launches its Professional Canadian Arab Network (PCAN)! HOLD THE DATE and stay tuned for more details! 

October 16, 2016: CAI supporters will be able to participate in the 2016 Scotiabank Waterfront Marathon under the CAI banner.  The effort will help raise funds for the CAI Academy. HOLD THE DATE and stay tuned for more details!