CBLIP Partner Update:
Stories of Belonging

November 18, 2021
MacAulay Conference Centre, Inverary Resort and online
Master of Ceremonies: Ian McNeil

Cape Breton Local Immigration Partnership

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  • 10:00am Land Acknowledgement, Welcome & Opening Remarks
    • Jeff Ward, General Manager, Membertou Heritage Park
    • Bruce Morrison, Warden, Victoria County
    • Carla Arsenault, President & CEO, Cape Breton Partnership
    • Hailey Vidler and Tammy Ewing, Engage Nova Scotia
  • 10:25am CBLIP: Charting Our Progress
    • Trina Hall-Samson, CBLIP Council Co-Chair
    • Perla MacLeod, CBLIP Council Co-Chair
  • 10:35am Immigrant Advisory Table (IAT) Update
    • Lan Zheng, CBLIP IAT Co-Chair
  • 10:45am Cape Breton Partnership Program Updates
    • Norma Jean MacPhee, Cape Breton Welcome Network Coordinator
    • Ayha El-Darahali, Connector Program Coordinator
    • Jenna Lahey, Workplace Inclusion Charter Program Coordinator
  • 11:00am Q&A
  • 11:15am Creation Story of the Mi’kmaq
    • Jeff Ward, General Manager, Membertou Heritage Park
  • 11:25am Stories of Belonging Part 1: Choosing and Moving to Cape Breton
  • 12:00pm to 12:45pm Lunch Break
  • 12:45pm Energizer
  • 12:50pm Stories of Belonging Part 2: Living, Working, and Studying in Cape Breton
  • 1:30pm Belonging and Quality of Life & Storytelling Activity
    • Hailey Vidler and Tammy Ewing, Engage Nova Scotia
  • 2:25pm CBLIP: The Road Ahead
    • Kailea Pedley, CBLIP Program Manager, Cape Breton Partnership
  • 2:40pm Shareback and Personal Reflection
  • 2:55pm Closing


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