Senator Mobina S.B. Jaffer
The past 150 years have given us much to celebrate about Canada. To me, our greatest gift is our pluralistic and multicultural society.
As a Senator of South Asian and African origin, I have worked diligently towards helping us learn about each other and our cultures.
This understanding creates an environment of collaboration, where we can work together to enrich our country by using our diverse experiences and backgrounds.
For example, one of the greatest strengths of South Asian culture is that our families are tied by close bonds that reach as far as our extended families and communities.
As members of the Canadian family, this means we look out for our fellow Canadians.
Please look forward to future events in your communities, which will help improve your understanding of our rich Asian culture.
I wish all Canadians a happy 150th anniversary of Confederation.