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In this webinar, Local Immigration Partnership (LIP) members and municipal practitioners interested in immigration to joined us for a tour of the CDP Immigration Data Portal. Michel Frojmovic introduced the partnership between the Community Data Program and the LIP network as well as the resources available on the Immigration Data Portal (IDP). A CDP team went over our numerous 2016 Census tables on Canada's immigrant population. A member of Statistics Canada's Longitudinal Immigration Database group introduced the recently-acquired community-level IMDB tables that allow mobility and outcomes of newcomers to be tracked over several years using taxfiler records.   

If you don't have time to jump into the deep end of data, this webinar also shows the tools we have designed to quickly create profiles of the immigrant population in your community. 

Thursday, June 25, 2020 at 1:30 pm ET

Michel Frojmovic, Community Data Program Lead
Michel has practiced in Canada and overseas since 1993 as an Urban & Community Planner and Project Manager. He is a full member of the Canadian Institute of Planners and the Project Management Institute. Michel has offered comprehensive support to Canada's leading community data access and municipal indicator projects. These include the Community Data Program (since 2005); the Federation of Canadian Municipalities' Quality of Life Reporting System (2002-2015); and Community Foundations of Canada's Vital Signs Reports (2006-2010).

Michael Ditor, Community Data Program Senior Analyst
Michael has worked on various knowledge-sharing initiatives focusing on the creation and dissemination of sustainability indicators. Projects have involved multiple stakeholders and publishing of shared databases, requiring web-accessibility and rigorous maintenance of the relevant metadata. He has worked on these initiatives as project coordinator, technical support, researcher, analyst, web content author and database manager.

Douglas Olthof, LIPs Network CDP Coordinator, Jasper LIP
Doug Olthof has been the Jasper LIP Coordinator since 2017. In April 2020 he began coordinating the Immigration Data Portal project in collaboration with the Community Data Project as well as co-coordinating the National LIP Secretariat.

Download: Data Tables Presentation slides (PDF), IMDB overview presentation slides (PDF)


The Community Data Program and CCEDNet
Created in the mid-1990s by the Canadian Council on Social Development to track poverty at the local level, the CDP now offers data products, analytical tools, and services that are unique in Canada and exclusive to CDP members. The CDP has been hosted by the Canadian Community Economic Development Network (CCEDNet) since September 2019.

CCEDNet is a national association of organizations and people throughout Canada committed to strengthening communities by creating economic opportunities that enhance social and environmental conditions. The Canadian CED Network and its members are committed to the values of inclusion, diversity and equity. Our methods are participatory, democratic, innovative and entrepreneurial. Our Vision: Sustainable and inclusive communities directing their own social, economic and environmental futures. Our Mission: CCEDNet connects people and ideas for action to build local economies that strengthen communities and benefit everyone.