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You will recall that on February 24, 2011, at the Grand Salon of the University of Alberta’s Campus Saint-Jean, the Livret to Harmonize Immigrant Communities Booklet was launched with the Edmonton Police Service. . This booklet, originally launched in Canada’s two official languages, English and French, has been so successful that it has become necessary for all communities in Edmonton to benefit from this wealth of information. In its Community Oriented Service policy, the Edmonton Police Service has seen fit to bring this booklet closer to all layers of Edmonton residents by translating it into fourteen other languages ​​spoken in the metropolitan area. As a result, the Edmonton Police Service approached the Alberta Family Youth Alliance (AJFAS) to develop the terms and conditions for the project that would put forward collaborative clauses. in force around this project.

On Friday, March 23, 2012, community members gathered around the Edmonton Police Service and AJFAS to witness the launch of this booklet as originally scheduled from 14:30 PM, in the neighborhood. General of the police. Among the speakers, Miss Natasha Goudar from the Equity, Diversity and Human Rights Unit and the Acting Deputy Chief of the Edmonton Police Service took the opportunity to greet the Honorable Claudette Tardif, Senator from Alberta and Honorary Chair of the Caravan Against Discrimination for honoring this very meaningful event for the Edmonton community.

Mlle Goudar a commencé son discours en retraçant la genèse de la publication de ce livret, genèse remontant à quatre ans plus tôt en 2008. Le ministère de Citoyenneté et Immigration Canada par qui ce projet a été financé dans toutes ces deux étapes a joué un grand rôle. En effet, l’intégration des nouveaux arrivants leur tient à cœur. C’est Monsieur Randy Gurlock, directeur, qui a eu l’honneur de représenter son ministère. Dans son allocution, le Chef adjoint intérimaire au service de police d’Edmonton, le surintendant Brad Ward, a souligné l’importance de ce livret comme étant un outil qui aide toutes les communautés multiculturelles en pleine croissance à comprendre le rôle de la police par le biais de ce livret disponible en seize langues.

Note: The AJFAS team is very proud to see that its production, in collaboration with the Edmonton Police, of the “Booklet for Strengthening Harmony between Immigrant Communities and the Edmonton Police Service“, is so successful that it is about to be translated into several languages:

Arabic; Somali Punjabi Spanish; Vietnamese; the dari; the Polish guy; Hindi; simplified Chinese; Tagalog Oromo; pashto, etc … Click on the link below for this booklet:

Strengthening harmony between the Police and Ethnocultural Communities

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