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Some of the organizations that will support CERC Migration in the development of this research project include:

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Century Initiative (external link) 

Century Initiative is a non-partisan registered charity that advocates for policies to responsibly increase Canada’s population to 100M by 2100. They are committed to fostering the long-term thinking and planning required to manage population growth well and ensure a high quality of life and standard of living for all. The vision of Century Initiative is a Canada that thinks and plans not just for today, but for future generations. Their work is informed by a diverse network of Canadians from the business, academic, and charitable sectors.

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Environment Southland (external link) 

Environment Southland is a New Zealand regional authority tasked with both leading and partnering with others to foster our region’s natural resources and ecosystems, enabling communities to access and use those resources well into the future. They hold many responsibilities in environmental management, flood protection and land management, public transport planning and funding, and biodiversity management and biosecurity. Environment Southland is committed to understanding how migrants experience Southland and their connection to the natural environment, engaging in research that will help develop more effective policies and local initiatives.

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Medicine Hat Local Immigration Partnership (external link) 

The Medicine Hat Local Immigration Partnership (MHLIP) is a collaborative community initiative working to increase sense of belonging among newcomers and the community of Medicine Hat (and area). We are focused on supporting welcoming initiatives, creating a culture of inclusion, and integrating newcomers into our economic development.  

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North Bay Local Immigration Partnership (external link) 

North Bay Local Immigration Partnership (NBLIP) is housed in the North Bay and District Multicultural Centre. As a Local Immigration Partnership, NBLIP has community-wide, multi-sectoral partnerships throughout the region that work to enhance collaboration and strengthen the community’s capacity to welcome newcomers and improve integration outcomes through enhanced economic, social, political, and civic participation. 

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NWO Local Immigration Partnership (external link) 

Northwestern Ontario Local Immigration Partnership (NWO LIP) aims to build partnerships across settlement sector organizations, and stakeholders in Northwestern Ontario, with the goal of welcoming and supporting newcomers to Thunder Bay and surrounding cities. NWO LIP is the mechanism through which Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) supports the development of local partnerships and community-based planning around the needs of residents and newcomers.

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Red Deer Local Immigration Partnership (external link) 

Red Deer Local Immigration Partnership (RDLIP) works with multiple stakeholders and core partners to build a strong, vibrant, and welcoming Red Deer where newcomers are supported to become better contributors to the community. RDLIP also networks and formulates action and working groups, ultimately striving to make Red Deer a better place for all to call home.

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Stronger Waitaki Coalition, Waitaki District Council (external link) 

The Stronger Waitaki Coalition uses a collective impact, community led, development model with a focus on community wellbeing.  Stronger Waitaki is a Waitaki District Council initiative and has developed collaborative relationships with close to 200 member groups including Government agencies, non-government organisations, community groups, businesses, and individuals to influence significant changes in key priority areas.  Migrants and newcomers are a key priority area for the Coalition.

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Welcoming Australia (external link) 

Welcoming Australia a non-partisan organisation committed to building communities where people of all backgrounds have equal opportunity to belong, contribute and thrive. One of their key national initiatives, Welcoming Cities, supports a growing network of municipalities (currently representative of 40% of the Australian population) to advance social cohesion and economic participation.