WE LIP Success Story – November 2017

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WE LIP Hosts southwestern ontario lip/rif meeting

November 1, 2017

On September 29, 2017, the Windsor Essex Local Immigration Partnership hosted a meeting of the Southwestern Ontario Local Immigration Partnerships/Réseau en l’immigration francophone. Representatives from 9 LIP/RIFs travelled down the 401 for an opportunity to come together to share experiences and discuss emerging trends and best practices.

Kathryn Doiron, IRCC Senior Policy Analyst, spoke about:

  • findings from the Settlement Program Evaluation
  • next steps for LIPs/RIFs
  • Community of Practice (CoP) – communication between regional LIPs/RIFs groups
  • Annual Project Performance Report (APPR) for Community Partnerships
  • the importance of LIP/RIF sustainability planning and consistent funding levels

In addition, attendees were given a tour of the VON Immigrant Health Clinic, along with a presentation from Antionette Nasr, Clinic Coordinator, Jon Jewell, VON Manager of Business Development and External Relations, and Sarah May Garcia, Erie St. Clair Local Health Integration Network.



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