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Immigration at the Crossroads: Renewing Support for Immigration to Canada at the Intersections of Research, Policy, and Practice
October 31 – November 1, 2019: Pathways to Prosperity 2019 National Conference
October 30, 2019: P2P Preconference for Local Immigration Partnerships and Réseaux en immigration francophone
Westin Harbour Castle Hotel, Toronto
Immigration to Canada is at a crossroads. The federal election in the Fall may impact current immigration policy. New settlement contribution agreements are in progress. At the same time, there is some evidence that attitudes toward immigrants and refugees among established Canadians are hardening, with populism on the rise. In this time of uncertainty and possible change, it seems useful to consider how we can renew our support for immigration to Canada, which is essential for the future of our country. This conference will look ahead, focusing on how our research, policy, and practice supporting the attraction, settlement and integration of newcomers can continue to make important contributions to the well-being of Canada and those who live here, whether established Canadians or newcomers. The conference will include plenary sessions, workshops, a poster session, and opportunities to network with colleagues. More than 450 attendees are expected to participate.
How Do We Know What’s Working? Measuring Settlement Outcomes for Individuals and Communities
Monday, June 24, 2019 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Shaw Centre, Ottawa, Canada
On June 24 2019, Pathways to Prosperity in partnership with Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada hosted the full-day preconference to International Metropolis on “How Do We Know What’s Working? Measuring Settlement Outcomes for Individuals and Communities.” With over 200 attendees, this event was a lively and productive exploration of strategies for measuring immigrants’ economic, social and civic-cultural outcomes at both the service delivery and community levels. The focus was on strategies for determining what works and what doesn’t, as well as new ways of measuring processes and change, attributing outcomes, and assessing community impact. We thank all of the presenters, chairs, and attendees for their contributions and valuable insights. PowerPoints from the presentations are now available here. Videos of the presentations will be available by the end of July.
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