OLIP Media
The target beneficiary of the work of OLIP is the whole community. In this short period we have planted together important seeds for Ottawa’s development.   

Dick Stewart
OLIP Council Chair
The WOW seminar on immigrant women’s nutrition and health was a step in the right direction towards closing the gap between academic researchers and service providers.

Josephine Etowa
Associate Professor, School of Nursing, University of Ottawa
OLIP helps to unite and share scarce resources for greater impact by working together in the field of student education.

Walter Piovesan
Associate Director of Education, Ottawa Carleton District School Board
Our 2014 WOW workshop contributed significantly to building momentum on the issue of equity by connecting professionals who wouldn’t have met otherwise.

Yumi Kotani
Manager, Ottawa Equity Project
Our partnership with OLIP is of crucial importance to the success of our clients. OLIP’s involvement brought invaluable momentum and synergy to our projects.

Ying Xie
Manager, Ottawa Chinese Community Service Centre
Great to be part of 2014 WOW.  The Algonquin College indeed welcomed the World yesterday, with 150 immigrants attending from Iraq, Iran, Russia, China, Brazil and more!

Algonquin College
WOW 2014 Planning Committee
We were pleased to be part of 2014WOW and discuss how we could make sports more inclusive for Ottawa’s immigrant population.  We received wonderful ideas.    

Kelly Robertson
Manager, City-wide Recreation Programs, City of Ottawa
All the WOW events that I went to were great – WOW does give a sense of a community trying to improve its attraction and retention!

Caroline Andrew
Professor, University of Ottawa
Immigrants are the lifeblood of Ottawa. It is so important to recognize and celebrate their contributions to our cultural and economic vibrancy.

Jessica Brichta
The Conference Board of Canada
The City of Ottawa will continue to play a lead role in the implementation of the Ottawa Immigration Strategy, just as we did in the founding of OLIP.

Steve Desroches
City Councillor and Deputy Mayor of Ottawa

Media Corner

In this section, you will find OLIP press releases and media coverage on the work of OLIP and its partners since the inception of the Partnership in 2009. In addition, for the convenience of OLIP partners, we have provided guidelines on how to use the OLIP logo, the Welcoming Ottawa Week logo and other shared images and templates.

OLIP Press Releases is a  full list of press releases issued by OLIP and documents prepared for the media on  occasions of various OLIP events and initiatives, such as FAQs.

OLIP in the News provides links to news articles and media coverage on OLIP’s work, organized in chronological order and in their original language.

Using OLIP’s Brand provides Guidelines on how to use the OLIP logo and the Welcoming Ottawa Week logos and templates.

If you are a media representative and have questions about OLIP’s work, please contact Hindia Mohamoud,  Director of OLIP at hindia@olip-plio.ca