Chairman, Canadian Race Relations Foundation
Albert Lo is the Chairman of the Canadian Race Relations Foundation,
a leading advocacy organization dedicated to the elimination of racism
and the promotion of harmonious relations in Canada.
It was championed and founded by Japanese Canadians to address injustices
they faced during and after World War II. Lo has played many leadership
roles aimed to positive change. Lo received the Leadership Award at the
2013 Transformation Awards.
President, Ontario Black History Society
Rosemary Sadlier is the President of the Ontario Black History Society (OBHS).
The OBHS supported efforts that led to the successful pursuit of the declaration
of February as Black History Month in Canada. Sadlier has served as Vice Chair
of the Discipline Committee of the Council of Early Childhood Educators
and Member of the Canada Post Stamp Advisory Board. An Order of Ontario recipient,
she is the author of 6 books. She is and a recipient of the Good Citizenship
Award and Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee medal.
Founder and Director of the Canadian Law Enforcement College
In 1985 Roberto Hausman began a seemingly daunting task when he founded the Canadian Law Enforcement College. For over 25 years now, the College has grown from its humble 1000 square feet to 12,000 square feet complex in Toronto a nd a second location of 2,000 square feet in Mississauga. His personal mission is to make a difference in our society by helping the less fortunate, regardless of their country of origin. The man who arrived in Canada at the age of 19 from Uruguay, with no money, no friends, no job, no home and no English continues helping and educating thousands of new immigrants so they can find a career and opportunities in Canada. Hausman is a recipient of Queen Elizabeth || Diamond Jubilee Medal and was named among Top 25 Immigrants by Canadian Immigrant magazine.
Citizenship & Immigration Judge and ADC to the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario
Appointed Citizenship Judge in June 2014, Albert Wong was a Lieutenant Commander in the Canadian Armed Forces, where he served the nation with distinction for over thirty-five years. He had various public affairs positions with the military across Canada; with the United Nations in Eritrea and Ethiopia; with multinational military headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark; and in Afghanistan, where he was a Strategic Communications Advisor regarding human capacity development. He is currently serving as the Chief Aide-de-Camp to the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario and was awarded the Vice-Regal commendation in 2014.
Hon. Chris Alexander
Minister of Citizenship & Immigration
Chris Alexander was elected to the House of Commons in May 2011. In July 2013, Mr. Alexander was appointed Minister of Citizenship and Immigration. Previously, he was appointed Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of National Defence in May 2011. Prior to entering federal politics, Mr. Alexander served Canada as a diplomat. His first posting was at the Canadian Embassy in Russia, and in 2003, he became Canada's first resident Ambassador in Kabul, Afghanistan. Between 2005 and 2009, he served as a Deputy Special Representative of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from McGill University and an M.A. in Political Science, Philosophy and Economics from Balliol College, Oxford.