Forum OverviewNovember 17, 2019
Held on November 25, 2019, the 5th Biennial Ottawa Immigration Forum was co-hosted by the Ottawa Local Immigration Partnership, the Local Employment Planning Council (LEPC), and members of LASI (Local Agencies Serving Immigrants). The event was organized with the support of the City of Ottawa; Local Employment Planning Council (LEPC); Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC); along with Canadian Heritage; Heritage Ottawa; Conseil Économique et Social d’Ottawa Carleton; the Ottawa Chinese Community Service Centre; World Skills Employment Centre; Catholic Centre for Immigrants and mécènESS.
Numerous topics were discussed under the theme Planning Together for Inclusive Prosperity :
- How the new federal mandate may affect immigration in Ottawa
- The economic impact of immigration in Ottawa and how we can improve it
- Good practices to tackle barriers impeding newcomers’ optimal economic participation
- Dialogues on how governments, business, educational institutions, settlement and other sectors can promote inclusive prosperity to benefit the Ottawa community.
The summary Forum report is also downloadable here.
For more Information on the 5th Biennial Ottawa Immigration Forum, please contact Denise Deby, OLIP Partner Relations Officer at firstname.lastname@example.org