Welcoming Communities Webinar

Event Date: February 15, 2022 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM

Join us to Learn more about our Welcoming Communities paper series!

Northern Policy Institute, along with the Sudbury Local Immigration Partnership, aim to address welcoming initiatives that are required to promote retention and reconciliation in the region. Such initiatives are necessary in order to mitigate labour market challenges that will inevitably emerge due to demographic shifts, such as an aging labour force, youth-out migration, and low birth rates which several Northern Ontario communities are experiencing. We strongly encourage anyone who is interested to join us for a discussion on our Welcoming Communities paper series!


TIME: Tuesday, February 15 from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM EST

Speaker: Enrique Paraco – Immigration Development Officer at the Sudbury Local Immigration Partnership


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Enrique Paraco

Enrique Paraco is a proud Sudburian and northern Ontarian with strong Venezuelan and Latin roots. Enrique left his birth country at the young age of 16 for a better future in Canada.Enrique graduated from a bachelor’s in commerce and Business administration in the year 2016 at Laurentian University and is currently working on completing his Master’s in Business Administration. Shortly after that, Enrique got a job as an account executive for a local telecommunications company but realized that he wanted to use his skills to make a difference in the community that welcomed him many years ago.Enrique was chosen to be the Immigration Development Officer for the City of Greater Sudbury in the year 2018 as well as the coordinator of a federal initiative called the local immigration partnership. Since then, this partnership has exponentially increased its impact in the community.