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CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I. — Near 500 individuals are attending a nationwide convention in Charlottetown on exploring the roles small areas in Canada can have on immigration settlement and integration.
The Atlantic Area Affiliation of Immigrant Serving Businesses (ARAISA) is internet hosting delegates on the P.E.I. Conference Centre.
“With immigration ranges on the rise, it’s essential to discover the potential of small centres and rural communities as engaging locations for immigrants,’’ stated Carolyn Whiteway, ARAISA’s government director.
“We purpose to determine methods and greatest practices that may proceed to help profitable settlement and integration in these areas.’’
The convention will function 30 workshops, 22 audio system, 20 roundtables and three panels and two keynote audio system: Zarqa Nawaz, an award-winning author, director and producer within the Canadian movie and tv business, and Gurdheep Pandher, an creator, motivational speaker and Bhangra dancer who spreads pleasure and positivity by means of his artwork.
The convention takes half Might 30 to June 1.
Dave Stewart is a reporter with SaltWire in Prince Edward Island. He will be reached by electronic mail at [email protected] and adopted on Twitter @DveStewart.