SLWB Speak Easy Series –  Podcasts

SLWB Speak Easy Series – Podcasts

Our mandate promotes the creation of inclusive platforms which promote dialogue between Sri Lanka’s various communities. Our “Speak Easy” podcast series represents our effort to explore the diverse lived experiences of different individuals that compose Sri Lanka’s dynamic communities.  The views represented in the podcast are therefore not representative of any one community or organization. […]

A Taste of Home

A Taste of Home

Sri Lankan Breudher A buttery yeast cake, the Sri Lankan Breudher has its origins in Dutch colonial times. Venerated by the Burghers of Sri Lanka, the cake is rich in eggs and butter and traditionally made at Christmas and New Year.   Ingredients Bread dough base: • 125ml milk • 3 teaspoons sugar • 2 […]

Looking Forward to 2017

Looking Forward to 2017

Welcome to the first issue of the SLWB newsletter. Since its inception in 2010, the organization has served the community by providing a platform for discussion, engagement and education. Our programming has been driven by the needs of our communities and we continue to work to fulfill these requests. Who are we? With so many […]

Mix in the 6ix

Mix in the 6ix

Mix in the 6ix hosted 50 community members at Proof Vodka Bar, a swanky lounge in the heart of Toronto’s downtown district. True to SLWB’s mission, the intimate gather- ing allowed for attendees to personally connect with new faces and develop new friend- ships. One of SLWB’s mantras is the importance of personally meeting and […]

Our Update

Our Update

It’s been an exciting year for SLWB! From board changes, overall strategic changes and hosting events, we’ve been busy! FOCUS Our focus remains to provide a platform for those of Sri Lankan origin to connect with one another. This focus does so through 3 main areas: 1. Community Engagement 2. Education/Bilateral 3. Advocacy YEAR IN […]

2016 Reflections

2016 Reflections

We always look to the holidays to spend time with family, recharge and get ready for the New Year. Being thankful is a big component of this time of year, whether it’s giving gifts, catching up with friends or just taking a moment to reflect. What are some of your big goals for 2017? How […]