By Jodi Bucholtz
Worldwide, the pandemic has given us an opportunity to experience isolation. Have we considered newcomers to Canada? Do they feel lonely? Do they miss family, friends, and traditions?
Local Immigration Partnership - Lanark & Renfrew and Algonquin College's Pembroke Campus speaker series presents Tareq Hadhad: Peace is Beautiful in Every Language
These results will lead to the development of an action plan that will guide staff and council on these matters and ensure Pembroke is the welcoming city we know it can be.
I feel sadness for my grandparents leaving behind their families and cultures in the hopes of creating a better future but am very grateful that my grandparents were brave enough to make a change.
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.
The local Immigration Partnership aims to strengthen the role of local communities across Lanark and Renfrew in integrating and serving our newcomer population.