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Canada’s Place in the World: Innovation in Immigration Research, Policy, and Practice
We are pleased to announce that the Pathways to Prosperity Partnership will hold its Fifth Annual Conference at the Hilton Hotel in Toronto on Thursday and Friday November 16-17, 2017. On Wednesday, November 15, 2017, we will be hosting two concurrent full-day preconference workshops: A Preconference Workshop for the Local Immigration Partnerships and the Réseaux en immigration francophone; and a Preconference Workshop on the research project “Developing Immigrants’ Literacy and Essential Skills’’. Standing Committee Meetings will take place on the evening of Wednesday November 15, and the Board of Directors Meeting on the morning of Saturday November 18. The conference will include plenary sessions, workshops, roundtables, poster presentations, and opportunities to network with colleagues.Read More »
Find an Expert
Find an Expert – the new online search engine and database of experts working in the field of immigration – is now available on the P2P website.
The Find an Expert section of the P2P website has been designed to give users quick, efficient access to the P2P’s expertise and experts. The database includes academic researchers; graduate students and postdoctoral fellows; service providers; representatives of Local Immigration Partnerships and of Réseaux en immigration francophone; policy and program officials from federal, provincial, and municipal governments; and others working in the area of immigration.
The first set of expert submissions is now available online , with many more to be added. We are currently inviting P2P co-investigators, collaborators, partner representatives, LIP and RIF representatives, policy and program officials working in the area of immigration, and affiliated graduate students and postdoctoral fellows to join the expert database. Experts can submit their information at this link.
The database is searchable by: a) name of the expert; b) expertise; c) location; and d) sector. Categories of expertise include: Settlement and Service Provision; Social and Cultural Integration; Economic Integration; Political and Civic Integration; Health and Well-being; At-Risk Immigrants; Temporary Foreign Workers and International Students.Read More »
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