C-K immigration survey now live

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Chatham-Kent’s first immigration survey is being released by the Municipality of Chatham-Kent’s Community Attraction and Promotion (CAP) division in collaboration with the Chatham-Kent Local Immigration Partnership (CKLIP).

The survey is an opportunity for all immigrant newcomers to have their voices heard and to help ensure that Chatham-Kent remains a welcoming community for all residents.

Results from the survey will help the municipality, community stakeholders and service providers understand the needs of immigrants in Chatham-Kent and work towards addressing those needs.

“In 2016, Chatham-Kent was designated as Canada’s First Welcoming Community by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada. Chatham-Kent prides itself on being a welcoming community for all immigrant newcomers that choose to settle here. The findings from this inaugural survey will help us to ensure we continue to work towards making a welcoming community for all,” Audrey Ansell, Manager of Community Attraction and Promotion, said in a media release.

Jason Stubitz, Project Co-ordinator of the Chatham-Kent Local Immigration Partnership, added, “The survey is open to anyone that immigrated to Canada and currently resides in Chatham-Kent. Whether you arrived in Chatham-Kent yesterday or 45 years ago, we want to hear your feedback on your experiences in the community.”

To complete the survey, visit https://www.letstalkchatham-kent.ca/chatham-kent-immigration-survey by Dec. 28.

The survey is open to individuals 16 years of age or older and is available in English, French, Arabic, Spanish and Low German. If assistance is needed to access or complete the survey in additional languages, the CKLIP team is available to help and can be contacted by e-mail at cklip@chatham-kent.ca.



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