At Latincouver, empowering people has always been one of our priorities.

The Inspirational Latin Awards is our way of recognizing the outstanding achievements many individuals living in BC have accomplished. We commemorate individuals who have made a significant difference in their community. They have guided, supported and encouraged their business. They have been considered an asset in the development and commitment of the community they live in.

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The event will take place at The Westin Bayshore Hotel.

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This year, we have something extraordinary happening.
We are celebrating together with the “10 most influential Hispanic Canadians Awards”.

SPECIAL GUESTS

PABLO RODRIGUEZ – MINISTER OF CANADIAN HERITAGE AND MULTICULTURALISM

A respected political figure, the Honorable Pablo Rodriguez was a Member of Parliament for Honoré-Mercier.
First elected in 2004 to 2011. After he worked in the environment sector until 2015, then elected again on 2015 as a Member of Parliament for Honoré-Mercier.

In 2018, He was appointed Minister of Canadian Heritage and Multiculturalism.

Honourable Pablo Rodriguez is a past year winner of the 10 Most influential Hispanic Canadians Awards.

Pablo Rodriguez was born  Argentina and fluent in French, English, Spanish and learning Italian

GREGOR ROBERTSON – VANCOUVER MAYOR

In November 2014, Gregor Robertson was re-elected to a third term as Mayor of Vancouver to continue building on the progress achieved in the first six years of office on priorities.

Mayor Robertson spearheaded the creation of the city’s first comprehensive Economic Action Strategy and taking Vancouver to lead Canada in economic growth and is forecast by the Conference Board of Canada to lead Canadian cities in growth through to 2019.

Under Mayor Robertson’s leadership, Vancouver continues to rank as one of the most livable cities in the world, with one of the most competitive environments for attracting new jobs and investment. The City of Vancouver has also been named the Most Innovative Organization in the province by BC Business Magazine for its open data initiative. As well he supported multiculturalism, and all communities, given the Latin American to thrive.

Supporting the leadership of the Vancouver Police Department, Mayor Robertson has also worked to make Vancouver a safer city in which to live and raise a family. The violent crime rate has fallen significantly during his term, reaching the lowest levels in over a decade.

Master of Ceremony

ALESSANDRA QUAGLIA – CHEF/OWNER

Chef, restaurateur, author, parent, and dancer are all words that combined, accurately describe Chef Alessandra Quaglia, co-owner of Provence Restaurants in Vancouver for over 20 years. A graduate of Toronto’s George Brown School of Hospitality, Alessandra apprenticed in France before opening her first restaurant in 1997.

In 2007 she co-authored New World Provence – Modern Cooking for Friends and Family. Alessandra was inducted as a member of the prestigious Les Dames d’Escoffier in 2009. 2016 marked a major change for Alessandra as she sold one restaurant and moved to Havana Cuba where she could pursue her love of salsa dancing and Cuban culture. Currently living in Havana she has established a business offering private culinary and cultural tours. Alessandra epitomizes today’s multi-tasking woman as she deftly juggles multiple responsibilities, all with skill and grace.

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