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Immigration Partnership Celebr...

Sean Meyer St. Thomas-Elgin Weekly News | Feb 23, 2017 The St. Thomas-Elgin Local Immigration Partnership (STELIP) is a community initiative to facilitate the integration of newcomers into both the Railway City and the wider county. With a mission like that, it makes sense to bring people together through food, music and a celebration of […]

Before There Were Local Immigr...

Before There Were Local Immigration Partnerships

In 2005, Ontario signed the first Canada-Ontario Immigration Agreement (COIA) as recognition that municipalities have a crucial role to play in offering newcomers the necessary support and services to their successful integration with the local community. The Municipal Immigration Committee (MIC) was established under COIA to explore municipal interest in immigration. The first Local Immigration Partnerships were established […]