Magnetic North 2023 Report


Toward a Thriving Northern Ontario: Fostering Population Growth, Advancing Anti-Racism, and Building Indigenous Reconciliation

April 2024 | Mercedes Labelle and Graeme Dick

Since February 2020, decision-makers in Ontario's northern regions have met annually to exchange ideas on Northern Ontario's population growth and retention initiatives. Approximately 130 individuals representing 70 different organizations partook in the 2023 Magnetic North Conference hosted online on June 12-13. Over the course of two days, participants were involved in conversations regarding reconciliation and anti-racism, attraction, the settlement of domestic and international immigrants, as well as the retention of existing populations. The Magnetic North 2023 Conference Report highlights the core themes emphasized during the conference.


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