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Pathways to Prosperity 2017 National Conference

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, with a full-day Preconference Workshop for Local Immigration Partnerships and the Réseaux en immigration francophone on Wednesday November 15. 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. Conference and Preconference details, registration information, and hotel booking information will be announced in the coming weeks.

Call for Proposals

Call for Proposals for Projects Related to the Pathways to Prosperity’s National Themes

Pathways to Prosperity invites proposals for funding of up to $8,000 per project for research projects related to the following P2P national research themes:

  • Role of the Settlement Sector and Not-for-Profits in Canada
  • Multi-stakeholder Partnerships Designed to Facilitate Immigrant Settlement and Integration in Canada
  • At-Risk Populations of Immigrants in Canada
  • Temporary Resident Streams in Canada
  • Location Decisions of Immigrants to Canada
  • Social and Cultural Integration of Immigrants in Canada
  • Economic Integration of Immigrants in Canada
  • Health and Well-being of Immigrants in Canada

Applications should be submitted to communications@p2pcanada.ca by June 2, 2017. Decisions will be made by July 7, 2017, with projects expected to be completed by June 30, 2018. A report based on the research will be required for posting on the P2P website, as well as an article to appear in the P2P eBulletin.

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Exchange Program

The Pathways to Prosperity Student and Postdoctoral Exchange Program – Call for Expressions of Interest from Students/Postdoctoral Fellows and Those Who Would Be Willing to Host Them

The P2P exchange program provides relocation travel funding so that students and postdoctoral fellows have opportunities to participate in new research or broaden the scope and breadth of research they already have underway; collect and/or analyze data at another university, at a settlement agency, or at a government department; and take courses at another university while also conducting research there.

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