In the Field

[In the Field September 2012] OCASI’s Webinars

OCASI has and continues to develop different webinars that address immigrant-serving sector capacity building priorities and also serve as valuable professional development tools. These webinars are organized by OCASI's OSI Team, facilitated by leading experts, and designed to provide participants with an opportunity to learn, share, and discuss priorities identified through the OrgWise online self-assessment.

Thoughts on Leadership, Change and Succession

I've always thought of the day after Labour Day as the beginning of a second new year.  As colleagues return to work from vacations and “staycations”, one can sense a renewed focused energy, a ramping up of gears, a new sense of purpose that organizations take on after the long lazy days of summer.  This year more than most I felt that there was a sense of change in the air.

[August 2012 In the Field] Metropolis Moves from CIC to Carleton University

After 16 years at Citizenship and Immigration Canada, the Secretariat for the Metropolis Project is announcing that it has moved to new premises at Carleton University in Ottawa. This move coincides with the end of the funding of the Metropolis Centres of Excellence in Canada and the completion of this phase of the Canadian Metropolis Project.

Thoughts on the recent Calls for Proposals - Message from the ED

This is usually the time of year when the pace of the work of organizations slows down as leadership and practitioners take time to renew their energies and to regroup. It is the time when the reality of life-work balance seems not too out of reach and when dreams of lazy hours on patios, lake beaches or backyards with family and friends often become reality. For many in our sector, this is not happening this year.

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