By Chris Campbell, Burnaby Now |
Burnaby residents are invited to celebrate World Refugee Day.
Burnaby Public Library hosts an event at the Metrotown branch on June 19 at 7 p.m. with three world-renowned guest speakers.
Martina Scholtens is a family doctor who served refugees at a Vancouver clinic and wrote a popular book about the experience.
Hanadi Ibrahim is a professor from Syria living in Canada.
Sina Yetbarek is a former refugee who is now a settlement worker.
This is a free event, but space in limited. You can register online at www.bpl.ca/events.