Lakeland Multicultural Association

Latin Heritage Month Oct 2022

The Lakeland Multicultural Association would like to highlight that October is celebrated every year as the Latin Heritage Month in Canada. LMA has compiled the links below for you to learn about the Latin culture in Canada!

National Film Board

Hispanic Canadian Heritage Council

Hispanic Heritage Alberta

University of Alberta Celebrations

Latin Heritage in Canadian Armed Forces

📢Call for Performers – Diwali 2022 💃🕺

LMA is excited to announce that Diwali Night is back in full effect this year at the Agriplex with live performances, delicious Indian cuisine, and much more!! Our main focus for the Diwali night is to celebrate the diversity and multiculturalism in the Lakeland area and beyond. Therefore, this call out goes to all the talented dancers, musicians, singers, actors out there to grab this opportunity to do a live performance showcasing your talents! Entries can be submitted by email to . Deadline for entry is November 1, 2022. .


Note: The performers will receive a stipend for participating in the event.


📢Planning Committee – Diwali 2022🙏

The LMA is bringing back Diwali to the Lakeland area for the 5th year! If you have ideas to improve the event, we welcome your suggestions at Diwali planning discussions held every Sunday. You can make a bigger impact by joining the Diwali planning committee! Email to get meeting invitations and other details. 


📢Diwali Volunteers✅

LMA is looking for 20 volunteers on the day of the Diwali event. The event is on November 19. Volunteers are required starting at 9:00am and going until midnight, 12:00am. The various roles available include:

  • Setup and Teardown
  • Admission
  • Bartending
  • Food serving
  • Event MC
  • Backstage coordination
  • Information
  • Activity booths
  • Guest Relations
  • Ushering


📢LMA is recruiting Board Members✅

LMA welcomes community members of all backgrounds and from all areas of the Lakeland region. While most of the board members are located in Cold Lake, LMA has very engaged volunteers, and past board members as far as St Paul! LMA is setup very well for coordinating efforts in person as well as virtually on Google and Microsoft platforms. Your commitment as a board member can vary anywhere from 2-3 hours per week to 2-3 hours per month. It all depends on your availability, and LMA has a role for you to fulfil. Please reach out to LMA at , if you are interested in joining, or have any questions.