Oct 14

ERIEC wins the 2019 Building Futures RISE AWARD

Sixteen years ago the Edmonton Mennonite Centre for Newcomers (EMCN) began a tradition that would celebrate the outstanding accomplishments of newcomers, immigrants, individuals and local organizations for their commendable service to building strong community. Last Thursday,October 10th, 2019, EMCN hosted the 16th Annual RISE Awards Gala at the Edmonton Expo Centre. The RISE Awards Gala… Read more »

This entry was posted on Monday, October 14th, 2019 and is filed under Awards, Latest News, Mentors, Networking, Other Interesting Topics, RISE Awards, The Wave.


Apr 30

                                                                                     2014 RISE AWARDS  

By Amy Stevens, EMCN The Edmonton Mennonite Centre for Newcomers’ RISE Awards, presented in partnership with the Edmonton Region Immigrant Employment Council, have been operating as one of Edmonton’s signature events for many years.  Last year marked the 10th anniversary, and was the most successful awards to date, as it celebrated the many accomplishments of… Read more »

This entry was posted on Wednesday, April 30th, 2014 and is filed under Other Interesting Topics, RISE Awards.


Apr 17

RISE 2013 – Recognition of Immigrant Success – The 10th Anniversary of RISE Awards !

We are only a few weeks before the 2013 RISE (Recognizing Immigrant Success in Edmonton) Awards.  Since 2004, the RISE Awards have been given out to recognize the outstanding achievements and contributions of immigrants in our city and as well as to those who support them along the way. Hosted by the Edmonton Mennonite Centre… Read more »

This entry was posted on Wednesday, April 17th, 2013 and is filed under Other Interesting Topics.