Conference-discussion on the retention of French-speaking newcomers

Conseil de développement économique des Territoires du Nord-Ouest (CDETNO) and Communauté francophone accueillante (CFA) are organizing a conference-discussion on January 28th from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Explorer Hotel. The topic is the integration and retention of French-speaking immigrant workers in the NWT.
The objective is to raise awareness among NWT employers regarding the added value that French-speaking immigrants bring to businesses, in addition to discussing issues related to the immigrant workforce’s integration and retention in order to highlight the facilitating conditions.
The event will have 2 components. During the first part, the speakers-panelists will address the following themes:

  1. The added value that immigration brings to businesses      
  2. Good practices and challenges related to the immigrant workforce’s integration and retention      

The conference will then be followed by a panel discussion on the above topics and an evening of networking.
Due to the pandemic, space is limited. All social distancing measures as per Health authorities will be strictly followed.

To register click here. An email with the detailed program will be sent to you 3 days before the conference.

If you have any additional questions, please contact Aleksandar, the Immigration, Recruitment and Employability Officer, at or by phone at 867-873-8790 ext. 3.

Looking forward to seeing you all at this conference!