July 20, 2012

Renown Kenyan singer will perform at CNIS African Market Aug 25

As part of their cross-Canada tour in August, Swahili Gospel singer Mary Atieno Ominde and her husband Alex Ominde will perform at the annual CNIS African […]
January 16, 2012

Prevent Maternal Mortality in Africa – March 8 national fundraiser

On Thursday, March 8th from 10am to 6pm, CNIS and Ten Thousand Villages will partner for a one-day fundraiser to celebrate International Women’s Day, and to support […]
September 1, 2011

Bethune Round Table 2011

View in French The 11th Annual Bethune Round Table was hosted by CNIS and the McGill University Health Centre in Montreal for the first time on […]
July 6, 2011

CNIS celebrates all things African

View in French The CNIS annual African market has become a much-anticipated event of the Vancouver summer scene. On Saturday August 27, people of all ages […]
July 1, 2011

T-Shirt Design Competition

Help us make an ultra-cool design for a brand-new CNIS T-shirt. It has been two years since CNIS last made T-shirts, and it is time we made […]
June 21, 2011

WINGS supports CNIS obstetrics work

The Montreal group Women Inspiring Next GenerationS (WINGS) held a meeting on May 12, raising funds for CNIS obstetrics work in Africa. The evening was interesting […]
May 20, 2011

A Magical Night for West Africa

CNIS’s annual fundraiser A Night in Magical Timbuktu was held in Vancouver on May 6th to raise funds to establish West Africa’s first Injury Control Centre. One hundred guests, 50 […]
May 1, 2011

Twinning letters to Ethiopia

Students in grades four to seven at  Lord Tennyson Elementary School in Vancouver, BC are the first Canadian school children to participate in the Canada/Ethiopia Twinning […]
March 28, 2011

Juno Award winner plays at CNIS event

3-time Juno award winner Alpha Yaya Diallo and his band will perform at A Night in Magical Timbuktu, CNIS Vancouver gala fundraiser on May 6th.   […]