Panel Discussion: New Immigrants: Health, Employment and Research Challenges

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Wednesday, March 3, 2021 - 10:00am to 11:30am EST
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Aligned with this year's Research and Innovation Week theme "Our Changing World", this year's Research Showcase highlights how Lakehead University research projects, innovative collaborations and initiatives are playing a role in the achievement of the United Nations 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). 

About the Session
This session will explore current research on New Immigrant populations in Northern Ontario, with a focus on injury, mental health, welcoming, and employment.  A discussion of research challenges will also be included.  The panel includes both researchers and community partners.


  • Dr. Kathy Sanderson, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Business Administration, Lakehead University
  • Dr. Manal Alzghoul, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing, Lakehead University
  • Stacey Parks, Thunder Bay Multicultural Association
  • Vicki Blanchard, Economic Development Manager, The Corporation of the Municipality of Sioux Lookout

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Sustainable Development Goals LogoSDG 3 Good Health and Well-beingSDG 8 Decent Work and Economic GrowthSDG 10 Reduced Inequalities