By Jodi Bucholtz
Local Immigration Partnership (LIP) - Lanark & Renfrew recently launched a new Strategic Plan, entitled: Welcoming Communities: No Wrong Door that will guide its work through 2025.
Wong was born in Pembroke in 1960 and shared his story with representatives from the County of Renfrew as part of their in-person council meeting.
For many, the road to reconciliation starts with education. This video is in support of the Truth and Reconciliation Calls to Action for newcomers in partnership with Circle of Turtle Lodge.
It was Canada’s diversity, democracy, and multiculturalism that were the deciding factor for Local Immigration Partnership research officer Sumit Choudhary’s migration from India to Canada in 2011.
Let’s celebrate with all of the different cultures in our community with their music, dance, and traditions that make them unique. Let’s set the example for others in the Ottawa Valley to aspire to.
We need Pride so that no LGBTQ2S+ human ever needs to feel alone, or worse, is made to feel lesser than anyone else for who they are or who they love.
“Humility does not discriminate. I hope one day to see the end of the violence and suffering from London to Gaza to Myanmar to Hong Kong and here at home in Canada.”
When our smudge has burned out, we respectfully set out the ashes on Mother Earth, returning them to nature, making sure that no embers remain.
Residents in the Ottawa Valley have come together recognize, honour and remember the lives of the Afzaal family members murdered in London, Ontario.
The Local Immigration Partnership aims to strengthen the role of local communities across Lanark and Renfrew in integrating and serving our newcomer population.