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Ugandan-Canadian Association of Manitoba Inc.


P.O. Box 124 Winnipeg, Manitoba  R3C 2G1



International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination


March 22, 2003


Theme:  Building Bridges


Topic:  Addressing the opportunities and challenges of promoting a diversified and respectful workplace by the three levels of governments, with particular reference to the Youth.


Program for the Panel Discussion


MC  Yunus Lubega


2:45 p.m.                    Guests Arrival and Registration


3:00 p.m.                    Introduction of the President of UCAM, Hamza Mbabaali


3:05 p.m.                    Introduction of the Facilitator, Marcia Brown

Manager, Manitoba Embracing Change Secretariat,

Canadian Heritage


3:10 p.m.                    The Facilitator introduces the Panel


Honourable Becky Barrett

Minister of Labour and Immigration

Minister responsible for Multiculturalism

Government of Manitoba


His Worship Mayor Glen Murray

Mayor of the City of Winnipeg


Ronald Bourque

Regional Executive Director

Public Service Commission

Prairie Region


Diane Kocela

Director, Labour Program (HRDC)

Manitoba and Saskatchewan Region

Richard Sharpe


National Council of Visible Minorities in the Federal Service


Estella Muyinda

Legal Policy Analyst

Court Challenges Program of Canada


Violet Alal


Ugandan-Canadian Association of Manitoba Inc. Youth


Sharon Redsky

Aboriginal Youth Representative


3:15 p.m.                    Panel Discussion


4:35 p.m.                    Question Period


5:00 p.m.                    Closing Remarks by the Facilitator, Marcia Brown


5:05 p.m.                    Vote of Thanks by Wilson Okwenje, UCAM