Migrant Resilience Ottawa-Gatineau Immigration et Résilience is recruiting participants / recrute des participants

Researchers conducting a study on examining the role of neighbourhoods in shaping migrants’ resilience are recruiting immigrant participants in Overbrook-Cummings.  / Les chercheurs qui menent une étude visant à examiner comment la vie de quartier peut façonner la résilience des immigrants recrutent des participants immigrants pour le quartier d”Overbrook-Cummings. Continue reading

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Migrant Resilience Ottawa-Gatineau Immigration et Résilience in the news

CBC, What Makes a Neighbourhood Work for Newcomers?), and Le Droit, La Résilience des immigrants à l’étude, recently interviewed researchers who are conducting a study examining the role of neighbourhoods in shaping migrants’ resilience. Overbrook-Cummings is one of three neighbourhoods they are looking at along with Ledbury-Heron Gate-Ridgemont-Elmwood (Ottawa) and Mont-Bleu (Gatineau).  More information is available on the project’s Facebook page. Recruitment posters for immigrant participants in Overbrook Cummings are also available in the next post on this blog.

Overbrook’s Four Corners: “As We Heard It” Report from Councillor Nussbaum

In a report on feedback from residents about possible improvements to Overbrook’s Four Corners (intersection of Lola and Queen Mary Streets), Councillor Tobi Nussbaum said, “It was great to see such a clear consensus emerge around improving lighting, beautifying the streetscape through attractive furniture, green spaces, art, and greater community engagement in events and beautification projects.” Click on the following link for the full report: As We Heard It Report.