Registration Open

Pathways to Prosperity 2016 National Conference

Early Bird Closing on October 14

Preliminary Agenda Now Available

Westin Hotel, Ottawa

The fourth annual Pathways to Prosperity National Conference will take place in Ottawa on Thursday and Friday, December 1—2, 2016. On Wednesday, November 30 we will also be hosting a full-day workshop for the Local Immigration Partnerships and the Réseaux en immigration francophone. The theme of this year’s conference is Shaping Immigration to Canada: Learning from the Past and a Vision for the Future. We are pleased to announce that the conference will open with an address by the Hon. John McCallum, Minister for Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship. For further information, to register for the conference and preconference, and to book a hotel room, please click here.

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Registration Open

P2P Workshop on Attraction, Retention, and Integration of Immigrants in Smaller Communities

Sheraton Hotel, St John’s, Newfoundland

On October 7, 2016 the Pathways to Prosperity, in partnership with the Atlantic Region Association of Immigrant Serving Agencies and the Association for New Canadians, will be hosting a full-day workshop on Attraction, Retention, and Integration of Immigrants in Smaller Communities. The workshop will explore challenges and promising practices for effectively attracting, retaining, and supporting the economic, social, and civic/political integration of immigrants in smaller communities in ways that improve newcomer outcomes and benefit the communities in which newcomers settle. For further information on the workshop and to register, please click here.

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Call for Abstracts

Graduate Student – Faculty Workshop on Migration-Related Research

The Pathways to Prosperity Partnership’s (P2P) Standing Committee on Student Engagement invites graduate students from all disciplines to participate in a workshop during the 4th National Conference of the Pathways to Prosperity Partnership in Ottawa to be held on December 1st and 2nd. This workshop will provide a select group of graduate students with the opportunity to receive oral and written feedback on an unpublished piece of migration-related research from an expert in the field.

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