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January 30, 2013
Immigration experts to share insights at Toronto committee meeting
  
A panel with expertise in immigration issues will share its insights and advice on three immigration and settlement reports that will be before the City of Toronto's Community Development and Recreation Committee tomorrow.

Date: Thursday, January 31
Time: 10 a.m. (panel presentation at committee meeting)
Location: Committee Room 1, Toronto City Hall, 100 Queen St. W.

The three reports are:
- Toronto Newcomer Strategy
http://www.toronto.ca/newcomer/pdf/newcomer_strategy.pdf
- Undocumented Workers in Toronto http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2013/cd/bgrd/backgroundfile-55291.pdf
- Federal Changes in Immigration Legislation and Policy
http://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2013/cd/bgrd/backgroundfile-55343.pdf

The four panellists are:
Audrey Macklin, Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Toronto
Francis Fong, Economist, TD Economics
Notisha Massaquoi, Executive Director, Women's Health in Women's Hands
Jehad Aliweiwi, Executive Director, Thorncliffe Neighbourhood Office

Debbie Douglas, Executive Director of Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants, will moderate the discussion.

Toronto is Canada's largest city and sixth largest government, and home to a diverse population of about 2.7 million people. Toronto's government is dedicated to delivering customer service excellence, creating a transparent and accountable government, reducing the size and cost of government and building a transportation city. For information on non-emergency City services and programs, Toronto residents, businesses and visitors can dial 311, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.


Media Contact
Cher Jones
Senior Communications Coordinator
416-392-5349
cjones5@toronto.ca

 

 

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