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Pathways to Prosperity 2017 National Conference

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.

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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 5th National Conference of the Pathways to Prosperity Partnership in Toronto to be held on November 16th and 17th . 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will provide a select group of graduate students with the opportunity to receive oral and written feedback on an unpublished piece of migration-related research from an expert in the field.

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Find an Expert


P2P Find an Expert Now Available Online

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.

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Latest Media Stories


BBC News – Number of Asylum Seekers to Canada Up Four Fold in August

Over 3,800 migrants crossed illegally into the Canadian province of Quebec in the first two weeks of August. That is well over four times the number of asylum seekers that arrived in Quebec from the United States in the month of June. http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-40965293... Read more »


CBC News – Thousands Promise to Come Out and Protest Against Canadian Nationalist Party Rally

More than 3,300 people have pledged to come out to a protest against a nationalist anti-immigration rally being held in Toronto next month, a wave of support that vastly outnumbers those who have indicated they will attend the controversial event. http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/canadian-nationalist-counter-protest-1.4248960... Read more »


Globe and Mail – Ontario Judge Frees Refugee Claimant, Calls Detention Kafkaesque

A judge has called the legality of Canada’s immigration-detention system into question in a case in which he set free a refugee claimant who had done nothing wrong, yet was detained in a maximum-security prison for 17 months. https://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/ontario-judge-frees-refugee-claimant-calls-detention-kafkaesque/article35988726/... Read more »