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Growing gap: immigrants, racialized residents in the 2016 Census

Toronto / October 31, 2017 / - OCASI welcomes the release of immigration and ethocultural diversity data by Statistics Canada on October 25, 2017. Thanks to the reinstatement of the mandatory long-form Census (after a ten year interruption) we once again have the much-needed demographic and economic information about the lives of immigrant and racialized residents. The data highlights the need for government action on several OCASI priorities such as:

The People Sector

October 11, 2017 - Farewell speech at OCASI Annual General Meeting by Ibrahim Absiye, President of OCASI - Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants
(Reprinted with permission)

My fellow members of this Council, associate members and other colleagues, I want to take a few minutes of your time to talk about my feelings today about who we are as a sector. And let me begin with my own personal experience.


Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants

You’re Invited to our

39th Annual General Meeting

Keynote Address:
Hon. Laura Albanese
Ontario Minister of Citizenship and Immigration

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

The Westin Prince Toronto Hotel
900 York Mills Road
Toronto, Ontario

Registration: 4:30 p.m.
Meeting: 5:00 p.m.
Dinner 7:00 p.m.