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STELIP Settlement Strategy

Executive summary The St. Thomas–Elgin Local Immigration Partnership (ST-ELIP) began this project in February 28, 2011 to achieve the following: (1) establish a multi-sectoral council of stakeholders to facilitate the development and implementation of sustainable solutions for the successful integration of newcomers to St. Thomas and the County of Elgin, (2) enhance understanding of non-settlement […]

“St. Thomas and Elgin’s inaugu

“St. Thomas and Elgin’s inaugural Newcomer Champion Awards to honour those making a difference”

St. Thomas Journal, 14 November 2014 What does it mean to be a newcomer champion? It means settling in a new community and making a difference. Or being an individual, group or organization that supports newcomers as they settle in their new homes. And a new set of awards will recognize both types of champions […]

“St. Thomas event to celebrate

“St. Thomas event to celebrate Canadian citizenship and all it entails”

St. Thomas Journal, 13 October 2014 The rights, liberties and opportunities that come with Canadian citizenship can be easily forgotten or taken for granted, especially by people born into them. But a community celebration in St. Thomas this week aims to highlight those benefits and reflect on Canadian values in an event for newcomers and […]