Pathways to Prosperity Preconference Workshop for Local Immigration Partnerships and Réseaux en immigration francophone


Organized with the support of the Southwestern Ontario Local Immigration Partnerships Working Group and the Fédération des communautés francophones et acadienne du Canada

Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Westin Hotel – Ottawa

 

Chairs: Mary Ellen Bernard, Project Manager, Windsor Essex Local Immigration Partnership, and Michaël Paulin, Immigration Officer, Fédération des communautés francophones et acadienne du Canada (FCFA)

 

8:30 AM to 8:45 AM
Welcome and Opening Remarks

 

8:45 AM to 9:50 AM
Achievements of the LIPs and RIFs: Celebrating Our Successes – (Download Presentation) (Download Booklet) (Video)

 

9:50 AM to 10:30 AM

IRCC LIPs Evaluation: Preliminary Findings

  • David Kurfurst, Acting Director General, Research and Evaluation, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) – (Download Presentation) (Video)

 

10:45 AM to 11:45 AM

Promising Practices in Engagement of Non-Settlement Sectors in the Activities of the RIFs and LIPs

 

11:45 AM to 12:30 PM

Promising Practices in Engagement of Federal, Provincial-Territorial, and Municipal Governments in the Activities of the RIFs and LIPs

 

 

1:30 PM to 2:45 PM

Breakouts and Reporting Back

  1. How to increase engagement of members of the LIPs and RIFs and increase their commitment to the partnerships
  2. How to maximize coordination and collaboration between the LIPs and RIFs while taking account of their complementarity
  3. How to measure the impact of the LIPs and RIFs
  4. Promising practices for improving recognition of the skills and work experience of immigrants
  5. Promising practices in combatting racism and discrimination

 

 

3:00 PM to 4:00 PM

How to Measure Welcoming Communities and Integration

 

4:00 PM to 4:30 PM

Closing Session