Prairie Northern Territories Small Centre Promising Practices Learning Event Report 2017

The Prairie Northern Territories Small Centre Promising Practices Learning Event provided a platform to network, share challenges and successes, and collectively inform Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada’s (IRCC) priority-setting for future funding. Over a three-day period from June 26, 2017, small centre organizations in Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba came together in Brandon, Manitoba, to share…

AAISA Summit Report 2017 (Alberta)

With support from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), AAISA convened a three-day summit from October 30 – November 1, 2017 to facilitate communication between funders, members, and stakeholders. Discussions focused on current trends, successes, gaps and challenges within the sector, and additionally highlighted promising practice among service providers and community organizations.  Please find the…

Prairie & Northern Territories (PNT) LGBTQ+ Newcomers Settlement Conference Report

On September 25 and 26, 2017, Centre for Newcomers in Calgary, Alberta hosted a two-day conference: the Prairie and Northern Territories (PNT) LGBTQ+ Newcomers Settlement Conference convened and funded by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). The conference featured a diverse program of speakers with a range of personal and professional experiences supporting LGBTQ+ newcomers…

LIPs Learning Event Report

The LIPs Learning Event was held June 7th and 8th, 2017 at the DoubleTree Hotel in Regina, Saskatchewan. The event’s agenda resulted from the collaboration of a conference advisory committee representing the Local Immigration Partnerships (LIPs) of the Prairies and Northern Territories (PNT). The event provided an opportunity for LIPs and the Réseaux en immigration…