Speakers – 11th WRC Abbotsford

Speakers – 11th WRC Abbotsford

← Back to the Conference Homepage Keynote Speaker Mrs. Wendy Neufeld Executive Director of Abbotsford Community Foundation Wendy has been a resident of Abbotsford for 38 years and graduated from W.J. Mouat high school. She started her career in the insurance industry while in high school and worked in this sector for over 37 years before changing careers to the non-profit sector in April of 2017. Wendy was a farm insurance advisor for Co-operators Insurance from 1986 until 2017 and was a specialist in the area of dairy, hog and poultry intensive livestock operations.…Read more
Moderator – 11th WRC Abbotsford

Moderator – 11th WRC Abbotsford

← Back to the Conference Homepage Moderator Honourable Darryl Plecas The House Speaker Darryl began his term as Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia in September of 2017, following his election to a second term as MLA for the riding of Abbotsford South. During his first term he served in various capacities, including Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Justice, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Health, and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Social Development. He also served on the Select Standing Committee on Health, the Select Standing Committee on Children…Read more
Program – 11th WRC Abbotsford

Program – 11th WRC Abbotsford

← Back to the Conference Homepage 5:30 PM Arrival of guests (Registration, Light Refreshments, Exhibition 6:00 PM Prayers 6:10 PM Welcome Remarks by Dignitaries, Greeting from City of Abbotsford 6:15 PM Intro of WRC Canada by Muhammad Aslam Shad, Regional President AMJ British Columbia and Mr. Bryan Born, Principal Columbia Bible College 6:25 PM Moderator to introduce of speakers 6:30 PM Keynote Speaker – Wendy Neufeld , Executive Director, Abbotsford Community Foundation 6:50 PM Baha'I Perspective, Mr. Mathew Mordoch 7:05 PM Christian Perspective, Pastor Kristal Toews 7:20 PM Hindu Faith Perspective, Pandit Vishnu Sharma 7:35 PM…Read more
11th WRC Abbotsford

11th WRC Abbotsford

       Vying with one Another in Good Works Date: Wednesday, February 07, 2018 Time: 6:00PM – 8:45PM Venue: Chapel Auditorium, Columbia Bible College Address: 2940 Clearbrook Rd, Abbotsford, BC V2T 2Z8 Moderated by Hon, Darryl Plecas, MLA of Abbotsford  Read more
Speakers – 9th WRC Terrace

Speakers – 9th WRC Terrace

← Back to the Conference Homepage Aboriginal Perspective Mrs. Sharon Bryant Sharon is the Laxghibuu Clan of Kitsumkalum; She was born and raised in her father’s community of Lax Kw’alaams and then moved back to my mother’s community of Kitsumkalum in 1998 and received her Laxghibuu name of Liit’aam Laxdaaw Gyibaaw in 1996.  Mr. Bryant is married and they have five (5) children and six (6) grandchildren.   Christianity Perspective Captain Jim VanderHeyden & Deb VanderHeyden Born in Ontario and raised on the shores of beautiful Georgian Bay where their family still resides. Began…Read more
Moderator – 9th WRC Terrace

Moderator – 9th WRC Terrace

← Back to the Conference Homepage Moderator Mrs. Saša Loggin Saša Loggin a community developer in Terrace, Loggin has her head full of ideas on how to build a stronger community and her hands in many local projects that aim to do so. A mother of two young adults, Loggin, 50, has two official jobs. First, she’s the coordinator of Terrace’s Early Years Partnership, promoting the importance of early child development, helping to create a community where children and families are valued, supported, inspired and celebrated by all of us. Loggin is also the…Read more
Program – 9th WRC Terrace

Program – 9th WRC Terrace

← Back to the Conference Homepage 5:55pm Commencement 6:00pm Recitation from The Holy Scripture 6:00pm Welcome Remarks of Dignitaries Welcome Remarks Her Worship Carol Leclerc Mayor City of Terrace 6:15PM Introductory Remarks & Introduction of Moderator 6:25PM Aboriginal Perspective, Mrs. Sharon Bryant 6:45PM Baha`I Perspective, Mr. Baxter Huston 7:05 PM Christianity Perspective, Captain Jim VanderHeyden & Deb VanderHeyden 7:25 PM Islam Perspective, Maulana Tariq Azeem 7:45 PM Sikh Faith Perspective, Mr. Davinder Singh Sangha 8:05 PM Award Presentation 8:15 PM Question & Answer Session 8:35 PM Concluding Remarks of Moderator 8:40 PM Vote of thanks 8:45 PM Silence…Read more