CBLIP Partner Update Event 2023: Opening Doors to Collaboration

November 17, 2023
The Lakes at Ben Eoin and online

Cape Breton Local Immigration Partnership

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  • 9:30am Registration, Networking & Exhibitor Tables
  • 10:00am Traditional Welcome
  • 10:15am Opening Remarks
    • Tyler Mattheis, President & CEO, Cape Breton Partnership
  • 10:25am CBLIP Council Update
    • Nadine Paruch and Victor Tomiczek, CBLIP Council Co-Chairs
  • 10:35am Immigrant Advisory Table (IAT) Update
    • Des Ong and Lan Zheng, CBLIP IAT Co-Chairs
  • 10:45am CBLIP Staff Report
    • Kailea Pedley, CBLIP Program Manager, Cape Breton Partnership
  • 11:00am Morning Keynote: Decolonizing Newcomer Settlement
    • Robert Bernard, Indigenous Guide Consulting Services
  • 12:00pm Lunch Break
  • 1:00pm Walking in their Shoes: Newcomer Navigation Between Service Providers
  • 2:20pm Table Discussions: How can we further strengthen connections between newcomer serving organizations and continue to open doors to collaboration? Join Table Discussion on Zoom
  • 2:45pm Closing
  • 3:00pm - 3:30pm Networking & Exhibitor Tables

Discussion Summary

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