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Public Record - 2008 Metropolis Conference – April 4 (Part 1 of 6)


The tenth national Metropolis Conference is held in Halifax, Nova Scotia, April 3–6, 2008. The theme of this year's conference is "Expanding the Debate: Multiple Perspectives on Immigration to Canada.”

The opening ceremony and first plenary session take place on April 4th.

The opening ceremony features addresses by the Honourable Mayann E. Francis (Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia) and Deborah Windsor (vice president for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, Nova Scotia).

The first plenary session examines the role of host communities in attracting and retaining newcomers and minorities. Among the participants are Chedly Belkhodja (Political Science Department at the Université de Moncton), Kim Shukla (principal consultant at Prairie Global Management), and Godfrey Baldacchino (Canada research chair in Island Studies at the University of Prince Edward Island).

After speaking, panellists field questions from audience members.


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