MCC HarmonyAn inside look at the people, programs, and projects that make our community so welcoming.
Welcome to the Multicultural Council Blog
By MCC Executive Director, Kathie Thomas | March 22nd, 2021
The mission of the Multicultural Council has always been to create a welcoming community, and one of our most treasured pursuits is to do so through community engagement. Working for and with residents and partners here in Windsor-Essex, and listening to and learning from their…
Windsor: Our Diversity is Our Strength
By City of Windsor Mayor, Drew Dilkens | March 22nd, 2021
One of the great honours for me as Mayor is representing individuals and families from a wide range of cultures and nationalities. Windsor’s close proximity to the United States, low cost of living, prosperous economy, abundant natural areas, warm weather and friendly residents have all combined to make it a destination…
Essex County: Newcomers Enrich our Community
By County of Essex Warden, Gary McNamara | April 3rd, 2021
Of all the events I attend in my capacity as Warden of Essex County, Carrousel of the Nations is easily one of the most rewarding, inspiring and educational. For more than four decades it has been a movable feast, celebrating the multitude of cultures that make Windsor-Essex so diverse and dynamic and allowing locals to travel the globe without ever leaving their region.
Non-profits during COVID-19: AM800 Interview
March 30th, 2021
Pam Mady, Manger of Communications for the Multicultural Council spoke with Patty Handysides of AM800 about some of the challenges faced by non-profit organizations during COVID-19 as well as the MCC Harmony campaign undertaken by the Multicultural Council.
A Community Partnership Equation:
Enwin + MCC = Strength Through Diversity
May 10, 2021
Barbara Peirce Marshall, Communications Manager at Enwin Utilities explains the company’s unique partnership with the MCC and how it is propelling Enwin toward a workplace that is diverse, modern and welcoming to all.
My brain is an immigrant – Sereine Elbalkhi
July 18, 2021
When home won’t let you stay,
and you have to get away,
it’s something you thought you would never say!
My MCC Feature
By: Jordan Ouellette
August 20, 2021
My name is Jordan. I’m a 20 year old living in the Drouillard Road area. I’m a brother to two siblings and six step siblings and they all look up to me. I have struggled throughout my childhood to get to where I am at today and it wasn’t easy to do but I continued to push down the broken path to come out the strongest I could be.