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About LIP

What can the GWLIP do for…?

Immigrants – GWLIP increases access to opportunities and networks.

Community Agencies – GWLIP helps target assistance to effectively meet the needs of newcomers.

Businesses – GWLIP supports matching of labour market needs to suitable workers.

Governments & Investors – GWLIP coordinates a community-wide approach to inclusion.

Current Residents – GWLIP prepares and educates the community to welcome newcomers.

YOU – How do you fit into making Guelph Wellington more welcoming?

The GWLIP is made up of several working groups that are responsible for its direction and activities…

GWLIP members are diverse. Our members are newcomers, immigrants, and others interested in immigration issues. Or they represent ethno-cultural, faith, and youth groups; organizations that provide settlement, health care, and social services; and sectors such as government, education and business.

Leadership Council (LC)

The leadership council provides strategic leadership and direction to the project as a whole, sets priorities, and oversees the implementation of those priorities.

Action Committees (AC)

Action Committees are formed to take on specific projects that support the GWLIP’s overall goals and priorities. The ACs are made up of people who are passionate about particular issues. Currently, the ACs focus on:

  • Meaningful Employment
  • Access to Services
  • Grassroots Connections
  • Research

Find out more about our partners and why LIP’s are important!

Guelph-Wellington Local Immigration Partnership

Guelph-Wellington Local Immigration Partnership