Burnaby library celebrates World Refugee Day

June 13, 2018

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.

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