Planning for the Future

Advanced Education and Skills

August 9, 2016


Public Advisory: Provincial Roundtables on New Provincial Immigration Strategy


The Department of Advanced Education and Skills is holding roundtables in August to provide residents of the province with an opportunity to participate in the development of a new immigration strategy. The strategy will help address Newfoundland and Labrador’s demographic and labour needs and attract economic investment.

The Honourable Gerry Byrne, Minister of Advanced Education and Skills, will attend roundtables in St. John’s and Corner Brook. 

Groups and individuals are invited to participate in the following roundtables:






Friday, August 12

St. John’s

Association for New Canadians (ANC), 10 Smithville Crescent

1-4 p.m.

Tuesday, August 16

Grand Falls-Windsor

College of the North Atlantic Cafeteria, Grand Falls-Windsor Campus

1-4 p.m.

Friday, August 19

Corner Brook

Room 1015, College of the North Atlantic, Corner Brook Campus

9-12 a.m.

Tuesday, August 23

Happy Valley-Goose Bay

Room 106, College of the North Atlantic, Happy Valley-Goose Bay Campus

9-12 a.m.

Wednesday, August 24

St. Anthony

College of the North Atlantic, St. Anthony Campus          

9-12 a.m.


Please confirm your attendance by emailing or by calling (709) 729-6607. Individuals unable to attend a roundtable but who wish to participate are encouraged to indicate interest in participating via teleconference. Disability-related supports and accommodations are available upon request.


Individuals can also submit written comments by September 30, 2016 by completing

the fillable discussion document available at and returning to


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Media contact:

John Tompkins

Director of Communications

Department of Advanced Education and Skills