Lifetime Achievement Award


Winner: Edith Klassen

Edith Klassen has provided exceptional contribution to her community in Lanigan, as well as throughout the region, volunteering her time in supporting newcomer families with settlement and integration. Edith has a clear passion assisting newcomers to Canada and her outstanding leadership and advocacy in raising awareness about the challenges they face is impeccable. She is extremely dedicated to responding to the settlement needs of immigrants, whether it be collecting material items such as cutlery, blankets, or winter clothing, assisting with application forms, accessing information relevant to immigration settlement, networking with the community to ensure they are involved. She does not expect anything in return for her devotion or donations. She truly wants newcomers to have a good experience and successfully integrate into their new country and ensure no one falls through the cracks.

Back to Awards