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10th Annual Pathways to Prosperity National Conference and the National LIP Network Summit

November 14–15, 2022: P2P 2022 National Conference

November 16, 2022: P2P Conference for LIPs and RIF

November 17, 2022: National LIP Network Summit

In-person at the Westin Hotel, Ottawa and Virtual Sessions

The 10th Annual Pathways to Prosperity National Conference and the Pathways to Prosperity Conference for Local Immigration Partnerships and Réseaux en immigration francophone will take place at the Westin Hotel in Ottawa on Monday November 14 to Wednesday November 16, 2022. There will also be remote access to some components of the Conference for those who cannot attend in person. In addition, all registrants will have access to the Virtual Workshop Series to take place in January – March 2023.

This is an exciting time for the Pathways to Prosperity Partnership. In 2022 we are celebrating 10 years of P2P and a return to an in-person conference, with a twist: the hybrid format. Whether you will be joining us in person or remotely, we have lots of surprises and new activities planned. This is your invitation to join us!

The theme of the conference is Next Gen Canada: Immigration and Diversity as Pathways to Prosperity. To celebrate where we are today and look ahead, we will be honouring the foundations of immigration and settlement in Canada and embarking on a journey of planning for the future. This is a chance to learn from the people who helped build immigration and settlement in Canada and discuss the way forward to continue our successes. It will be an opportunity to share your expertise and experiences, learn from others, catch up with friends and colleagues, and expand your networks. Join researchers, service providers, Local Immigration Partnerships, Réseaux en immigration francophone, representatives of all levels of government, and others working in the area of immigration for a three-day event.

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New Videos and Briefs Available

Developing an Evidence Base and Sharing Settlement and Integration Practices that Work

Pathways to Prosperity is pleased to announce that new videos and briefs on promising practices in settlement and integration are now available on the P2P website.

Featured Practices

MIRRORS: A Reflection of Immigrant Women Building Healthy Relationships
S.H.A.D.E. (Safe Housing And Directed Empowerment) Inc.
MIRRORS is a multi-week program for immigrant and refugee women who experience gender-based violence/domestic abuse and/or family violence. The three objectives of MIRRORS are: to empower participants to strengthen their mental health and build confidence to establish healthy relationships with themselves, their children, and others; to reduce participants’ isolation and increase their sense of belonging, safety, and confidence in life in Canada; and to reduce and/or eliminate participants’ exposure to and incidence of violent and abusive situations.

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Karma Connections: Youth Pre-employment Program
South Vancouver Neighbourhood House (SVNH)
Karma Connections is a 2-week program composed of pre-employment training workshops and group volunteer placements for newcomer youth. The program aims to equip newcomer youth with information on what employment looks like in Canada, including their rights as employees, how to begin their job search, the type of documentation needed for the job search, and what to expect during an interview. Moreover, the program aims to introduce newcomer youth to volunteering to help them improve their soft skills (such as teamwork, leadership, communication skills, and time management) and to create a bond with the community.

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Latest Media Stories

Global News – Organizations Calling for Targeted Swimming Programs After Death of Young Immigrant

As the Manitoba Nigerian community is mourning the loss of a young boy who died in a drowning accident, support agencies say there need to be more specialized programs to help newcomers learn important life-saving skills. The young boy was taken off life-support after doctors tried to save his life... Read more »

National Post – Canadian Government Unfairly Changed Standards for Immigration Cases, Judge Rules

The government has a small immigration category for self-employed artists and athletes. The program is meant to offer a path to citizenship for people with world-class talents. But in an internal memo revealed during the court process, bureaucrats admitted the information available about the program was confusing and there was... Read more »

CBC News – ‘Waiting for Our Death’: Afghan Military Lawyers Beg Canada for Help to Escape

A former Canadian military legal officer says a group of Afghan lawyers and other staff who helped his mission in Afghanistan have been “left in the dark,” and is urging Canada’s Immigration Ministry to act quickly to help them escape the Taliban. It’s been one year since Canada began accepting... Read more »