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Awards ceremony: 

TD’s 10 most influential Hispanic Canadians 2018, and

Latincouver's Inspirational Latin Awards

Nov. 1, 2018 - On November 1st in Vancouver, the only national Hispanic awards program and the most important Latin American company in Vancouver will offer the most important night for Latin and Hispanics. Keynote: Hon. Pablo Rodriguez, Minister of Canadian Heritage.

Thursday, November 1, 2018, 6:00 to 10:00 pm
The Westin Bayshore Vancouver (Stanley Park Foyer and Ballroom), 1601 Bayshore Drive, Vancouver

Tickets at http://inspirationalawards.ca/buy-tickets/
Cash bar. Coat check at $3.50

5:30 – 6:15 pm                Meet and Greet: Minister (if available), nominees and sponsors

6:00 – 6:55 pm                Registration + Networking + Cash bar (coat check extra)

6:45 pm                           First call

6:55 pm                           Second call and First Nations welcome - Event starts (no pre-arranged seating)

6:58 – 7:00 pm                 Canada’s National Anthem

7:00 - 7:03 pm                 Welcome

7:03 – 7:08 pm                 Mayor of Vancouver (TBC)

7:08 - 7:12 pm                  History of the Hispanic community in Canada and community achievements

7:13 – 7:43 pm                 Inspirational Latin Awards (BC awards program)

7:43 – 7:47 pm                 Welcome to keynote guest by TD Bank

7:47 - 7:55 pm                  Hon. Pablo Rodriguez, Minister of Canadian Heritage – bio on page 2

7:55 – 8:16 pm                 10 most influential Hispanic Canadians (National awards program)

8:16 – 8:18 pm                 Group picture “10 most” winners with Minister and sponsors      

8:18 – 8:20 pm                 Group picture “Inspirational Latin awards” with Minister and sponsors    

8:20 – 10:00 pm               Networking reception + Live music + Cash bar STANDING


$100,000 ILAC Hispanic Scholarships for women announced

May 30, 2018, TorontoOnce again, the International Language Academy of Canada (ILAC) and the Canadian Hispanic Business Alliance (CHBA) take the lead in promoting education with $100,000 in scholarships and mentoring for women from Spanish speaking countries to study English in Canada. This is on top of the $120,000 that CHBA has raised for the Hispanic/Latino Scholarships at Ryerson University. The winners of ILAC’s scholarships will be announced this fall at the 12th annual edition of TD’s “10 most influential Hispanic Canadians”, organized by CHBA.


Launch of : TD’s 10 most influential Hispanic Canadians 2018

May 3, 2018 - OttawaCanada’s Minister of International Trade -Hon. Francois Philippe Champagne, Minister of Science -Hon. Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Infrastructure -Hon. Amarjeet Sohi, Peruvian Canadian Senator Rosa Galvez, Argentinian Canadian Pablo Rodriguez (Member of Parliament Honore Mercier, Chief Government Whip) and Mexican Canadian Julie Dzerowicz (MP Davenport) met last Monday in Ottawa with twenty influential Hispanics. The group, which discussed issues of importance to our community, also interacted with several Ambassadors at the Mexican Embassy. Nominations for TD’s “10 most influential Hispanic Canadians”, now celebrating its 12th anniversary, were also declared open until May 31, 2018. The awards ceremony will take place in the fall in a city to be announced.