Riasat Ali Khan Diversity Award

On January 6, 2003, British Columbia mourned the loss of Riasat Ali Khan.  For forty years he worked to help immigrants integrate into Canadian society and to support diversity. The annual Riasat Ali Khan Award, created in 2005 in honour of an AMSSA former President recognizes an AMSSA member for their innovative programming.

The following recipients have demonstrated excellence in programming and strengthening diversity in BC:

2003
Hazura Sangha & Mel Blackman
Central Vancouver Island Multicultural Society

2004
Ken McAteer
Scouts Canada

2005
Mary Hill
Vancouver Cross-Cultural Seniors’ Network Society

2006
Ambo Dhaliwal
Kamloops Cariboo Regional Immigrant Society

2007
Mohinder Grewal
Vancouver Cross-Cultural Seniors’ Network Society

2008
DIVERSEcity Community Resources Society

2009
Central Vancouver Island Multicultural Society

2010
North Shore Multicultural Society

2011
South Okanagan Immigrant and Community Services

2012
DIVERSEcity Community Resources Society

2013
Inter-Cultural Association of Greater Victoria

2014
Multicultural and Immigration Services Association of North Vancouver Island

2015
MOSAIC