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Links to Local Organizations

Photo by Dennis Jarvis

Photo by Dennis Jarvis

Find links to Canadian organizations supporting the celebration of International Mother Language Day, linguistic diversity, culture and heritage. This list is not complete, but we are happy to grow it. If you feel your organization should appear here, please let us know.

Organizations in Science

 
Terralingua

Terralingua works to sustain the biocultural diversity of life — the world’s precious heritage of biological, cultural, and linguistic diversity — through an innovative program of research, education, policy-relevant work, and on-the-ground action.

www.terralingua.org

Organizations in Culture and Communication

 
Bangladesh PressClub Centre of Alberta (BPCA)

The Bangladesh PressClub Centre of Alberta (BPCA) is dedicated to provide quality services for the Bangladeshi journalists and associates in Edmonton, Alberta.

www.pressclubofalberta.com

 
Bangladesh Heritage and Ethnic Society of Alberta (BHESA)

The Bangladesh Heritage and Ethnic Society of Alberta (BHESA) is a non-political, non-sectarian, cultural, social, and non-profit organization that strives to promote the presence of the people from Bangladesh living in Edmonton and vicinity area.

www.bhesa.ca

Organizations in Education

 
Canadian Languages Association (CLA)

The Canadian Languages Association (CLA) is a national umbrella organization that is enhancing the preservation, growing, teaching and promoting international/heritage languages and cultures at the public school and community level across Canada. The CLA represents a wide range of provincial, regional and local community-based language and cultural organizations.

www.canadianlanguages.ca

 
International and Heritage Languages Association (IHLA)

The International and Heritage Languages Association (IHLA) is a non-profit umbrella organization that supports the international and heritage languages education at the community level in Northern Alberta.

www.ihla.ca

 
Southern Alberta Heritage Language Association (SAHLA)

The Southern Alberta Heritage Language Association (SAHLA) is a non-profit educational organization whose mission is to lead, promote and provide resources for the promotion of international languages and cultural education. SAHLA represents community-based language schools teaching over 40 languages.

www.sahla.ca

Other Organizations

 
Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21

The Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 explores the theme of immigration to Canada in order to enhance public understanding of the experiences of immigrants as they arrived in Canada, of the vital role immigration has played in the building of Canada and of the contributions of immigrants to Canada’s culture, economy and way of life.

www.pier21.ca

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