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Marco Campana

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A Decade In Digital: 10 Years of the #GlobalDigitalReports Series (webinar recording)
Published on: December 3, 2021
On November 30, 2021, Simon Kemp celebrated a decade of the Global Digital Reports series with a lighthearted #NerdStream. He shared some of the stats and trends that have stood out for him over the past 10 years, and answered questions about the numbers, as well as how they produce the reports.
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Data visualization - top source countries of Immigrants to Canada
Published on: December 3, 2021
Data is useful. But it's also sometimes just numbers. What's the story, if any, behind reams of numbers and statistics? Iris Sun shows how immigration source country data can come alive in simple ways (thanks to Nick Noorani for sharing). In these data visualizations, trends immediately jump out at you. She's made the data interesting and accessible.
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Futures of Settlement - information session (webinar recording)
Published on: December 3, 2021
This December 2, 2021 event was an invitation to share what it would look like if you could wave a magic wand and change the way we meet the needs of Newcomers and to shift the way your organization, funder, sector are serving Newcomers now. We are imagining a new way for our sector to come together and imagine equitable futures. We call this community the Futures of Settlement.
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Digital Literacy in the Immigrant Refugee Serving Sector - Increasing Collaboration (event recap)
Published on: December 3, 2021
On November 18th, 70 people working on Settlement and Language in the Canadian Immigrant and Refugee-serving sector came together informally to discuss digital literacy in our sector. This is a recap of the event, with panel video recordings, and breakout session summaries.
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Why Mobility is Destiny (webinar recording)
Published on: December 3, 2021
In this Long Now Foundation November 2021 event, Futurist Parag Khanna looked at trends that are shaping the most likely scenarios for our future and asks what map of human geography will emerge.
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Nick Noorani on what works to help Newcomers find good jobs (webinar recording)
Published on: December 2, 2021
Welcome to the first speaker in the Knowledge Mobilization for Settlement Series. Nick is a longtime friend of the Immigrant and Refugee-serving sector. You probably know him. And if you don’t, you should. His most recent projects should be of immediate interest to you and your newcomers clients. In this conversation he shared what he's working on and you’ll want him to become your organization’s best friend.
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Migrant Resilience in Canadian Cities: People, Institutions and Policies - Resilience and refuge (webinar recording)
Published on: November 30, 2021
In this June 23, 2021 Building Migrant Resilience in Cities project webinar, presenters discussed: 1. Asylum Seekers in Quebec, 2. The role of christian churches with Haitian asylum seekers, 3. Resettlement of Syrian Refugees in Gatineau, Quebec.
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Hiring, Discrimination and Newcomer Resilience (webinar recording)
Published on: November 30, 2021
This November 10, 2021 webinar provided research updates on research topics being done as part of the Building Migrant Resilience in Cities project: 1. Temporary Migrants and Resilience 2. Sounding Different, but Still Equal? Assessing Discrimination against “Audible Minority” Experts in Urban and non-Urban Settings in Quebec and Ontario 3. Employer Recruitment Strategies, Newcomer Employment and Resilience.
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Attracting Immigrants to Rural Communities with Ryan Gibson (webinar recording)
Published on: November 25, 2021
In this March 2021 Local Immigration Partnership - Lanark & Renfrew event, Dr. Ryan Gibson shares research findings on attracting newcomers to rural areas during the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Gibson works at the University of Guelph and his research supports the Canadian Rural Revitalization Foundation.
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Creating more welcoming spaces for newcomers with Yasir Naqvi: LIP Speaker Series (webinar recording)
Published on: November 25, 2021
In this May 2021 during the Local Immigration Partnership - Lanark & Renfrew Speaker Series event, former Ontario Attorney General and leader at Institute for Canadian Citizenship, Yasir Naqvi spoke on how rural communities can address systemic/historical racism to create more welcoming spaces for newcomers.
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