Talk About 2018 Forum Report - Final

Based on discussions from last year “Talk About” forum, there was emphasis that it’s imperative for organizations to partner and work together to avoid duplication and provide complementary services that are responsive to the needs of newcomer population.


To document promising practices and lessons learned around building successful inter-sectoral partnerships; with the aim of creating more efficient and sustainable service delivery models for the newcomer population.


  • Knowledge exchange around promising practices in creating meaningful partnership.
  • Sharing of resources, toolkits and best practices for data collection and documentation of promising practices with newcomer populations.
  • Measuring collaborative success.
  • Create an opportunity for networking and potential future partnerships.