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Canadian Film Day – STELIP Eve

STELIP is thrilled to be part of Canadian Film Day for the second year in a row!  We have partnered with an organization based out of Toronto called REEL CANADA which focuses on supporting and showcasing Canadian Film. As part of their mandate REEL CANADA has been running NATIONAL CANADIAN FILM DAY annually in April, […]

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 […]

Establishing a LIP in St. Thom...

Establishing a LIP in St. Thomas & Elgin County

St. Thomas and Elgin County’s collective efforts to look into the establishment of the Local Immigration Partnerships started in 2009. The Elgin & St. Thomas Labour Force Development Committee, through its 2010 Development Strategy, identified the settlement and attraction of new Canadians as a priority. The need to take concrete actions to research, develop strategies, and build […]